Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Disco Party [Marlin, 1978]
A Miami-goes-disco compilation, and why not--those Sunshine Band rhythms are a source of the style. And when a pure disco act like Eli's Second Coming fits right in with the best of George McCrae, Peter Brown, and K.C. himself, you think it may all be worth it. Though when Betty Wright wastes herself on a Gloria Gaynor imitation you wonder. B+