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  • Caravan Tonight [Mercury, 1974] B

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Caravan Tonight [Mercury, 1974]
If I were gay, I imagine I'd love th is record, because it would be about me, which would certainly be a relief, but even so I'd complain about the husky forced sensitivity of the folkie voice and the now-and-again sugar of the string arrangements. As things stand I find myself touched by his slight lisp, engaged by his melodies, enlightened by his intelligence, and (sugar will out) moved almost to tears by the title song. B