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Dennis Robbins

  • Man With a Plan [Giant, 1992] A-
  • Born Ready [Giant, 1994] Neither

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Man With a Plan [Giant, 1992]
With neotraditionalism going and outlawism gone, it's an up to run into a Nashville cat with a beard, and a boon that it could stand a trim. A Detroit native gone hillbilly and proud, he savors the details pop leaches out of country--the 300-hp galmobile, the words of the hymn he gets married to, the TV set that freaks with the sewing machine on. And like the young John Anderson, he knows enough to keep things fast and/or funny whenever possible. A-

Born Ready [Giant, 1994] Neither

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