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Mama Lion

  • Mama Lion [Family Productions, 1972] D-

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Mama Lion [Family Productions, 1972]
Lynn Carey, who fronts this outfit, makes speed-screamers like Lydia Pense sound like the demi-Janises they wish they could be. Together with her producer, her bassist, and her guitarist, she has written the first rock song I've heard about sex between woman, but if Lynn really dug her sisters so much she'd hire some female musicians. It would help. Continual intensity is supposed to communicate passion, but this doesn't even convey lust, except for something boring, like success. D-