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Man: Slow Motion [United Artists, 1974]
Micky Jones's trebly runs against Deke Leonard's slashing slides are what twin guitar was invented for, and the band keeps getting tougher and catchier. Bet I know where their name originated, though--in an unusually oppressive sense of Woman-as-Other. One of 'Em even steals Deke's Fender. But there's hope--on the last song he blames himself for Her perfidy. B+