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  • Motormouth [Magic Carpet, 1970] C-

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Motormouth [Magic Carpet, 1970]
Ever wonder what the writer of a song like "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife" does when he gets home from work? Strums his guitar (like sixty), writes tuneless ditties about junkies and Easy Rider (sample line, if I can believe my ears: "Exileless victims of to some ungodly season"), and reads Gurdjieff (for liner notes). C-