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  • Bandido Rock [Rounder, 1987] B-

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Bandido Rock [Rounder, 1987]
That a "dumb" purveyor of Farfisa retro should transform his Chicago joke into anti-imperialist militance didn't flabbergast smart hedonism fans--only that he then produced effective anti-imperialist songs in his hedonistic silly-detail mode. And that he fails to do the same with slogans and a "better" band comes as no surprise at all. B-