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Ten Wheel Drive With Genya Ravan

  • Brief Replies [Polydor, 1970] C+

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Brief Replies [Polydor, 1970]
This beats Lighthouse (arrghh) and Blood, Sweat & Tears (urrp), but with their intricate charts and printed music Michael Zager and Aram Schefrin make like they paid their dues in a conservatory. Which I'm sure they did. The intensity of Janis surrogate Ravan is a little less harsh and wearying on the follow-up, though. And it all comes together on "Morning Much Better," about when rather than how to make love. C+