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  • Cheap Is Real [Pajamarama, 1985] B

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Cheap Is Real [Pajamarama, 1985]
Like most collegiate humor, this isn't as funny as it thinks it is, and like most collegiate humor it holds up against competing professional product. "Farm Rap" is recommended to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, "No Dick" to the Meatmen. And from nerd-macho proem through lyric-sheet verses to the climactically yearning chorus of "I want to play hide-the-salami with you," the magnificent "I Want to Make Love to You" is on a level with Spinal Tap itself. B