Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Fats Deacon

  • Buzzardhead [Ames Griffin EP, 1983] B

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Buzzardhead [Ames Griffin EP, 1983]
Proving that not all black rock-and-rollers have forgotten Chuck Berry, or maybe that not all black musicians have forgotten rock and roll, young Fats shouts out his claim. Maybe "Stagger Lee" is the only completely convincing song on the record, but how many rock-and-rollers can do Stack convincingly any more? B