Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Echoes of a Rock Era: The Early Years [Roulette, 1972]
[Along with You Must Remember These: Volume One, a] basic collection for connoisseurs of long-playing grease. [This one] is "all top 10" and is as conventional as that claim implies. It includes a couple of Chuck Berry songs that any self-respecting nostalgic already owns and a couple of entries from old Roulette artist Jimmy Rodgers that really don't belong at all, but will probably please the casual reminiscer. Statistics: 20 songs on two discs for $5.98. A-