Christgau's Record Guide:
Paperback, 1981, Ticknor & Fields, ISBN 0-88919-026-X, 472 pages
Paperback, 1982, Vermilion and Company [UK], ISBN 0 09 147891 X
Reissued as Rock Albums of the '70s: A Critical Guide, paperback, 1990, Da Capo Press, 480 pages, ISBN-10 0306804093, ISBN-13 978-0306804090.
From back cover (original edition):
The man who has listened to more rock and roll than anyone else in the country offers a unique reference book, as energetic and rebellious as the music he has the nerve to grade--funny and personal, but always searching for musical, literary, and political standards in an amorphous and hype-ridden business.
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