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  • What a Bloody Long Day It's Been [Capitol, 1971] B-

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What a Bloody Long Day It's Been [Capitol, 1971]
Not your average record, since some of it is bloody awful. But at its best--the title tune, with its gently shuddering guitar line, and "Ballad of the Remo Four," a lament for the group's long-lost pre-Beatle Liverpool days that sounds like the best of Doug Sahm and Boz Scaggs in one cut--it's bloody terrific. B-