Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Henry Gross

  • Henry Gross [A&M, 1974] B
  • Plug Me Into Something [A&M, 1974] C+

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Henry Gross [A&M, 1974]
Unlike the hebephrenic country-rock clowns he superficially resembles--you know, the guys who make you want to run out and buy the complete works of Black Sabbath--Henry is really fun, dedicating one song to a porn-star friend of his and wooing Sweet Sassafrass on Eastern Parkway. Brooklyn--Borough of Songwriters. B

Plug Me Into Something [A&M, 1974]
Living proof that in rock and roll, good tunes can addle the brain. Henry's first album made him sound like a bright fella, now he sounds like he remembers how a bright fella sounds. C+