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The Hollies: He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother [Epic, 1970]
Despite one soupy instrumental, one soupy hit, and one soupy song of putative faith, the general air of unrelieved vapidity here only enhances yet another bright, slick, well-crafted album by our own Five Lads. Funniest conceit: "Please Sign Your Letters." Best readymade: Booker T. bottom on "Do You Believe in Love?" B