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Tommy Hoehn

  • Losing You to Sleep [Power Play, 1978] B

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Losing You to Sleep [Power Play, 1978]
In which the concentrated energy of Memphis power pop--the upside-down Beatles VI style pioneered by Alex Chilton's Big Star--defines itself as a regional sound, albeit one that has been confined almost entirely to the studio. This romantically inclined sample includes a Chilton-Hoehn song, but it sounds feckless played back-to-back with the Scruffs. B