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The Bongos

  • Drums Along the Hudson [PVC, 1982] B+

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Drums Along the Hudson [PVC, 1982]
Although these casually lapidary popsongs sounded slight as singles, they gain authority laid down seven or eight to a side. But for all their jumpy originality they're still slight, and Richard Barrone's lyrics are so oblique you have to wonder what his angle is. Growing up isn't that confusing--or that personal. B+