Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Label: Reprise

Artists

  • American Music Club:
    • Mercury [1993] B-
  • Aztec Camera:
    • Frestonia [1995] Dud
  • B-52's:
    • Cosmic Thing [1989] B
    • Good Stuff [1992] Choice Cuts
  • Big Country:
    • Peace in Our Time [1988] C
  • Theo Bikel:
    • A New Day [1969] D
  • Browning Bryant:
    • Browning Bryant [1974] C+
  • Lindsay Buckingham:
    • Out of the Cradle [1992] Dud
    • Under the Skin [2006] Dud
  • John Cale:
    • The Academy in Peril [1972] B
    • Paris 1919 [1973] B+
  • Captain Beefheart:
    • The Spotlight Kid [1972] B+
  • Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band:
    • Clear Spot [1972] B+
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds:
    • The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds [1998] Dud
    • No More Shall We Part [2001] Dud
  • Eric Clapton:
    • 24 Nights [1991] Neither
    • Unplugged [1992] B-
    • From the Cradle [1994] **
    • Pilgrim [1998] C+
    • Me and Mr. Johnson [2004] Dud
  • Jimmy Cliff:
    • Unlimited [1973] B-
    • Music Maker [1974] C
    • Follow My Mind [1975] C+
    • In Concert/The Best of Jimmy Cliff [1976] C+
  • Ry Cooder:
    • Ry Cooder [1970] B
    • Into the Purple Valley [1971] B+
    • Boomer's Story [1972] B
    • Paradise and Lunch [1974] A-
    • Chicken Skin Music [1976] B
  • Billy Corgan:
    • The Future Embrace [2005] Dud
  • Crazy Horse:
    • Crazy Horse [1971] A-
    • Loose [1972] D+
  • The Credibility Gap:
    • A Great Gift Idea [1973] A-
  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young:
    • Looking Forward [1999] C
  • Daddy Cool:
    • Daddy Who? Daddy Cool? [1971] C-
  • Craig David:
    • Trust Me [2008] *
  • El DeBarge:
    • Heart, Mind and Soul [1994] A-
  • Dinosaur Jr.:
    • Hand It Over [1997] Dud
  • Dion:
    • Sanctuary [1971] B-
  • Tanya Donelly:
    • Lovesongs for Underdogs [1997] Dud
  • The Doobie Brothers:
    • What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits [1974] C-
  • Gail Ann Dorsey:
    • The Corporate World [1989] B
  • E-40:
    • My Ghetto Report Card [2006] ***
  • Enya:
    • A Day Without Rain [2001] D-
  • Donald Fagen:
    • Kamakiriad [1993] ***
    • Morph the Cat [2006] Choice Cuts
    • Sunken Condos [2012] A-
  • John Fahey:
    • Of Rivers and Religion [1972] A
    • After the Ball [1973] A-
  • Fanny:
    • Fanny [1970] C
    • Charity Ball [1971] B+
    • Fanny Hill [1972] B-
    • Mother's Pride [1973] C+
  • Federation:
    • It's Whateva [2007] **
  • Bryan Ferry:
    • Taxi [1993] Neither
  • Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music:
    • Street Life: 20 Greatest Hits [1989] B+
  • Filter:
    • Title of Record [1999] Dud
  • Fleetwood Mac:
    • Then Play On [1969] B+
    • Kiln House [1970] A-
    • Future Games [1971] B
    • Bare Trees [1972] B+
    • Penguin [1973] B
    • Mystery to Me [1973] B+
    • Heroes Are Hard to Find [1974] B-
    • Fleetwood Mac [1975] A-
    • Rumours [1977] A
    • Tusk [1979] B+
    • Greatest Hits [1988] B
  • Rosie Flores:
    • Rosie Flores [1987] A-
  • The Foremen:
    • Folk Heroes [1995] **
    • What's Left? [1996] Choice Cuts
  • The Fugs:
    • Golden Filth [1970] B+
  • The Gallows:
    • Grey Britain [2009] Dud
  • Peter Green:
    • The End of the Game [1971] D
  • Norman Greenbaum:
    • Petaluma [1972] B+
  • Green Day:
    • Dookie [1994] A-
    • Insomniac [1995] A-
    • Nimrod [1997] **
    • Warning [2000] A-
    • American Idiot [2004] C+
    • 21st Century Breakdown [2009] C
  • The GrooveGrass Boyz:
    • Grass 101 [1999] Dud
  • Arlo Guthrie:
    • Alice's Restaurant [1967] B-
    • Running Down the Road [1969] A
    • Hobo's Lullaby [1972] B+
    • Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys [1973] B
    • Arlo Guthrie [1974] B+
    • Amigo [1976] A-
  • Emmylou Harris:
    • Pieces of the Sky [1974] C+
    • Elite Hotel [1975] C+
    • Luxury Liner [1976] B
    • Profile: The Best of Emmylou Harris [1978] B+
    • At the Ryman [1992] **
  • Jimi Hendrix:
    • The Cry of Love [1971] A
    • Rainbow Bridge [1971] A-
    • War Heroes [1972] B
    • Hendrix in the West [1972] A-
    • Sound Track Recordings from the Film "Jimi Hendrix" [1973] C+
    • Crash Landing [1975] B+
    • Midnight Lightning [1976] B+
    • The Essential Jimi Hendrix [1978] C+
    • The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two [1979] B-
    • Nine to the Universe [1980] B+
    • Jimi at Monterey [1986] B+
  • Penelope Houston:
    • Tongue [1998] Neither
  • Chris Isaak:
    • Forever Blue [1995] Neither
    • Baja Sessions [1996] Dud
    • Speak of the Devil [1998] *
  • Rick James:
    • Wonderful [1988] C+
  • Al Jarreau:
    • Glow [1976] C+
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain:
    • Psychocandy [1986] A-
  • Jethro Tull:
    • Stand Up [1969] B-
    • This Was [1969] C-
    • Benefit [1970] B-
    • Aqualung [1971] C+
    • Thick as a Brick [1972] C-
  • Chaka Khan:
    • Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan Volume One [1996] A-
  • B.B. King/Eric Clapton:
    • Riding With the King [2000] ***
  • The Kinks:
    • Arthur [1969] A-
    • Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround [1970] B-
    • The Kink Kronikles [1972] A
    • The Great Lost Kinks Album [1973] A-
  • Jim Kweskin:
    • Richard D. Herbruck Presents Jim Kweskin's America [1971] B-
  • Linda Lewis:
    • Lark [1973] B-
  • Gordon Lightfoot:
    • Sundown [1974] B-
  • Little Richard:
    • The Rill Thing [1970] C+
  • Little Village:
    • Little Village [1992] Dud
  • The Living End:
    • The Living End [1999] Dud
    • Roll On [2001] C
  • Nick Lowe:
    • Party of One [1990] A-
  • The Masked Marauders:
    • The Masked Marauders [1969]
  • Terry Melcher:
    • Terry Melcher [1974] B-
  • The Meters:
    • Cabbage Alley [1972] B
    • Rejuvenation [1974] B+
    • Fire on the Bayou [1975] B
    • Trick Bag [1976] C+
  • Joni Mitchell:
    • Clouds [1969] C
    • Ladies of the Canyon [1970] A-
    • Blue [1971] A
    • Turbulent Indigo [1994] Choice Cuts
    • Hits [1996] A-
    • Taming the Tiger [1998] Choice Cuts
    • Both Sides Now [2000] A-
  • Moby Grape:
    • 20 Granite Creek [1971] B+
  • Mother Earth:
    • Bring Me Home [1971] B+
  • Mudhoney:
    • Five Dollar Bob's Mock Cooter Stew [1993] Neither
  • The Muffs:
    • Blonder and Blonder [1995] ***
    • Happy Birthday to Me [1997] Dud
  • Geoff & Maria Muldaur:
    • Pottery Pie [1970] B
    • Sweet Potatoes [1972] B+
  • Maria Muldaur:
    • Maria Muldaur [1973] B+
    • Waitress in a Donut Shop [1974] C+
  • Murs:
    • Murs for President [2008] *
  • My Chemical Romance:
    • Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge [2004] Dud
    • The Black Parade [2006] **
  • Tracy Nelson/Mother Earth:
    • Tracy Nelson/Mother Earth [1972] B
  • Randy Newman:
    • 12 Songs [1970] A+
    • Live [1971] B
    • Sail Away [1972] A-
    • Good Old Boys [1974] A
    • Land of Dreams [1988] B+
    • Randy Newman's Faust [1995] A
  • New Order:
    • Get Ready [2001] A-
  • Nico:
    • Desertshore [1970] C
  • Holly Palmer:
    • Holly Palmer [1997] Dud
  • Gram Parsons:
    • GP [1973] B+
    • Grievous Angel [1974] A
  • Pearls Before Swine:
    • These Things Too [1969] C
  • The Pentangle:
    • Cruel Sister [1970] C+
  • Primal Scream:
    • Vanishing Point [1997] B+
  • Richard Pryor:
    • . . . Is It Something I Said? [1975] A
  • Otis Redding/The Jimi Hendrix Experience:
    • Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival [1970] A-
  • Lou Reed:
    • Perfect Night: Live in London [1998] **
  • John Renbourn:
    • Faro Annie [1972] B+
  • The Replacements:
    • All for Nothing/Nothing for All [1997] A-
  • Johnathan Rice:
    • Further North [2007] Dud
  • Rock Kills Kid:
    • Are You Nervous? [2006] Dud
  • Roxy Music:
    • Roxy Music [1972] B+
    • For Your Pleasure [1973] B
  • Ed Sanders:
    • Sanders' Truck Stop [1970] B
    • Beer Cans on the Moon [1972] C+
  • Fred Schneider:
    • Just Fred [1996] Dud
  • Seals and Crofts:
    • Diamond Girl [1973] C-
  • John Sebastian:
    • The Four of Us [1971] C
    • The Tarzana Kid [1974] C-
  • John B. Sebastian:
    • John B. Sebastian [1970] B
  • Jane Siberry:
    • When I Was a Boy [1993] B-
  • Frank Sinatra:
    • Sinatra and Sextet: Live in Paris [1993] Dud
    • Everything Happens to Me [1996] A
  • Slade:
    • Sladest [1973] B+
    • Stomp Your Hands, Clap Your Feet [1974] B
  • The Stills Young Band:
    • Long May You Run [1976] B
  • Texas Tornados:
    • The Best of Texas Tornados [1993] A-
  • Marc Anthony Thompson:
    • Watts and Paris [1989] B+
  • Richard Thompson:
    • Henry the Human Fly [1972] A-
  • Tanita Tikaram:
    • Ancient Heart [1988] B
  • William Truckaway:
    • William Truckaway [1972] B+
  • The Used:
    • In Love and Death [2004] Dud
  • Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan:
    • The Phlorescent Leech & Eddie [1972] B+
  • T-Bone Walker:
    • Very Rare [1973] B-
  • Paul Westerberg:
    • Eventually [1996] **
  • Wilco:
    • Being There [1996] B+
    • Summerteeth [1999] **
  • Peter Wolf:
    • Long Line [1996] Dud
  • Dwight Yoakam:
    • Guitars Cadillacs Etc. Etc. [1986] B
    • Hillbilly Deluxe [1987] B-
    • Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room [1988] B+
    • Just Lookin' for a Hit [1989] A-
    • If There Was a Way [1990] ***
    • This Time [1993] **
    • A Long Way Home [1998] Neither
    • Last Chance for a Thousand Years: Dwight Yoakam's Greatest Hits from the 90's [1999] A-
  • Neil Young:
    • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere [1969] B+
    • After the Gold Rush [1970] A+
    • Harvest [1972] B+
    • Journey Through the Past [1973] C+
    • Time Fades Away [1973] A
    • On the Beach [1974] A-
    • Tonight's the Night [1975] A
    • Zuma [1975] A-
    • American Stars 'n Bars [1977] B+
    • Comes a Time [1978] A
    • Decade [1978] A
    • Rust Never Sleeps [1979] A+
    • Live Rust [1979] A-
    • Hawks and Doves [1980] A-
    • Freedom [1989] A
    • Harvest Moon [1992] ***
    • Unplugged [1993] ***
    • Mirror Ball [1995] *
    • Road Rock, Vol. 1 [2000] B+
    • Are You Passionate? [2002] ***
    • Greatest Hits [2004]
    • Prairie Wind [2005] A-
    • Living With War [2006] B+
    • Live at Massey Hall [2007] Dud
    • Chrome Dreams II [2007] *
    • Fork in the Road [2009] A-
    • International Harvesters: A Treasure [2011] A-
  • Neil Young & the Bluenotes:
    • This Note's for You [1988] B-
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse:
    • Reactor [1981] B+
    • Ragged Glory [1990] A-
    • Weld [1991] A-
    • Sleeps With Angels [1994] A-
    • Broken Arrow [1996] **
    • Year of the Horse [1997] B+
    • Greendale [2003] ***
    • Live at the Fillmore East [2006] *
    • Americana [2012] A
  • Zapp & Roger:
    • All the Greatest Hits [1993] *

Compilations/Soundtracks