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Lone Justice

  • Lone Justice [Geffen, 1985] B

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Lone Justice [Geffen, 1985]
Although Maria McKee sure does have a big voice for such a young thing, sometimes I get the feeling she's playing grown-up with it--"After the Flood," about staying put on the family farm come hell or high water, doesn't exactly reflect the personal experience of someone who met her guitarist in a parking lot in the San Fernando Valley. Not that I doubt her passionate sincerity. Just that I find it generates more credibility when she worries about her man working late or warns him not to insult her in front of her friends. B