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by booker
Fri Jul 16, 2004 11:17 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau and Wilco, Part II
Replies: 35
Views: 3420

"Blood on the Tracks" is a perfect album, and one of Dylan's best. Still, I find myself listening to "Blonde on Blonde" the most.
by booker
Thu Jul 15, 2004 6:35 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau and Wilco, Part II
Replies: 35
Views: 3420

I'm partial to "Sticky Fingers."
by booker
Thu Jul 15, 2004 6:15 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau and Wilco, Part II
Replies: 35
Views: 3420

Thanks, Darren. You da' man.
by booker
Thu Jul 15, 2004 6:14 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau and Wilco, Part II
Replies: 35
Views: 3420

div, I like the anti-booker joke. Let's hope it never comes to that, though. Rolling Stone magazine may not represent the cutting edge of music criticism, now or 30 years ago, but when "Blood on the Tracks" came out, its original review (can't remember who wrote it, maybe Jon Landau?) was so poor th...
by booker
Thu Jul 15, 2004 5:21 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau and Wilco, Part II
Replies: 35
Views: 3420

As much as I love Wilco, the publicity campaign behind "AGIB," particularly in Chicago, was ridiculous. And, of course, it's impossible to forget how Greg Kot and Jim DeRogotis, Wilco's local champions, ran about a billion articles on "Yankee..." (i.e. a feature story on Wilco before the album came ...
by booker
Thu Jul 15, 2004 3:17 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau and Wilco, Part II
Replies: 35
Views: 3420

Christgau and Wilco, Part II

I posted this in the previous Christgau discussion, but it went to the end of the discussion and I thought it was important for everyone to see. I, too, was bummed by Robert Christgau's review for AGIB, particularly because I have so much respect for him. Although he might not always be popular with...
by booker
Thu Jul 15, 2004 3:13 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Christgau is a wang...Wilco review
Replies: 74
Views: 7160

Perspective on Robert Christgau

Hello, all. I'm new to the boards and saw this topic. I, too, was bummed by Robert Christgau's review for AGIB, particularly because I have so much respect for him. Although he might not always be popular with other critics - and certainly won't win any fans on this forum - I need to offer a little ...

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