Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Shamal [Virgin, 1976] B-

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Shamal [Virgin, 1976]
Since the nicest melody on the second-nicest cut on this pastiche of pastiches, "Cat in Clark's Shoes," is lifted in a much inferior version from Thelonious Monk's "Brilliant Corners," I wonder where I can find the superior version of the theme of "Wingful of Eyes." B-

Further Notes:

Everything Rocks and Nothing Ever Dies [1990s]