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Bill Chinnock

  • Badlands [Northern State, 1978] C+

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Badlands [Northern State, 1978]
I hope the reason Chinnock made his breakthrough in Maine is that no audience of city dwellers could tolerate his pervasive urban sentimentality, but I'm not taking bets. Decent melodies, humdrum Joisey arrangements, and a thick voice to go with his head. C+