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Brinsley Schwarz: Silver Pistol [United Artists, 1972]
One side of quite entertaining British Americana and one of barely interesting British Americana. Inconveniently for me, the bad side includes my fave, "Range War," which stars a deux ex machina called the Silver Surfer. That should tell you everything you need to know except who decided to drench the country-rock in Hammond organ. The organ player, I'll warrant. Marginal. B+