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  • Songs for a Friend [Columbia, 1975] D-

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Songs for a Friend [Columbia, 1975]
In which jazz-rock (what? you don't remember Mark-Almond, the supergroup?) expresses its deepest yearnings. The inner sleeve lists the names of forty-one string players and eleven businessmen, but the first side ends with the singer threatening to quit on his boss, a Mr. Rosenfeld. Mark's business manager is named Michael Rosenfeld. Subtitle: "Bird With a Broken Wing Suite." D-