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Hidden Strength

  • Hidden Strength [United Artists, 1975] C

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Hidden Strength [United Artists, 1975]
I get to play this once every two or three months, when it works down to the end of the shelf. I put on side one and enjoy the easeful nonsense chorus of "Happy Song." But nothing else--including "Hustle On Up (Do The Bump)," which UA foolishly slotted for a disco breakout--catches my ear. Someone in a position of authority should listen to "Happy Song." It's nice. C