Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Semi Crazy [Curb, 1996] **
  • Long Walk Back [Curb, 1998] **
  • Mixed Bag [Curb, 2001] Choice Cuts

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Semi Crazy [Curb, 1996]
the essence of Western swing--jazzy picking, lousy singing, and a light heart ("Gotta Get Up Every Morning," "Venom Wearin' Denim") **

Long Walk Back [Curb, 1998]
Virtuosity as novelty act, meaning virtuosity that knows itself ("Stupid Blues," "Peelin' Taters"). **

Mixed Bag [Curb, 2001]
"Cagey Bea" Choice Cuts