Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Elephant Steps [Columbia, 1974] C-

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Elephant Steps [Columbia, 1974]
A mere Chuck Berry expert cannot judge the quality of the "classical" music herein contained, although he can mention that he does not intend to investigate it further. The "rock," however, was apparently concocted by David Clayton-Thomas's heir covert and the pit band from the Oslo production of Hair. And any English major can see through the "libretto." C-