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Eric Carmen

  • Eric Carmen [Arista, 1975] C+

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Eric Carmen [Arista, 1975]
It was the theory of those who considered Starting Over the only good Raspberries album that the secret ingredient was new bassist Scott McCarl, who played Lennon to Carmen's McCartney. Now that the man is flying solo, you have to wonder what can be expected of one secondhand Wing. Especially one who pronounced it "rach," as in Rockmaninoff. C+