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The Deadly Nightshade

  • The Deadly Nightshade [Phantom, 1975] C-

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The Deadly Nightshade [Phantom, 1975]
Since the three women who comprise this group are avowed feminists in a time of blatant reaction, I found it hard to admit to myself how much I hated them at first. I hate them. Their music is squeaky-clean folk-rock, their humor the smug folkie sarcasm that seems to have its roots in junior high school talent shows. And they show about as much insight into the hard-earned truisms they exploit as Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author of Getting Yours: How to Make the System Work for the Working Woman. C-