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Lenny Kaye Connection

  • I've Got a Right [Giorno Poetry Systems, 1984] B

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I've Got a Right [Giorno Poetry Systems, 1984]
"I've Got a Right" is an anti-Falwell anthem that ought to ring from every corner of this great land, and the next four songs hold up. But they aren't concise enough to justify such flat production, and Lenny doesn't sing powerfully or credulously enough to put their slightly overwrought emotions across. Then there's "Record Collector" and "As I Make Love," which Patti herself couldn't put across--I don't think. B