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  • Freedom for the Stallion [RCA Victor, 1974] C

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Freedom for the Stallion [RCA Victor, 1974]
There's no way "Rock the Boat" could prepare you for the studied lameness of this LP unless you believe, as I do, that ersatz gospel liveliness doesn't validate the hit of 1974 any more than ersatz gospel beautifulness validated the hit of 1969. (That's a quiz.) Exception: "The Family," which studies hard. (Answer to quiz: "Oh Happy Day.") C