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  • Nicolette [Warner Bros., 1978] C-

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Nicolette [Warner Bros., 1978]
I've liked this woman on record with Neil Young and on stage with Commander Cody, but her solo debut is the worst kind of backup-chick garbage, pure El Lay from its folk-pop production to its Sam Cooke desecration and J.D. Souther capper. Even the jumping Marvin Gaye remake fits the pattern--Angelenos in need of a little mobility always import it from Detroit. C-