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Thousand Roads

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Thousand Roads

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
David Crosby
Producers:
Atlantic
genre:
Rock, Folk

We gave it a B-

With 10 songwriters and eight producers, ’60s survivor David Crosby’s third solo album Thousand Roads resembles a Jerry Lewis telethon, full of generous pledges from VH-1 royalty like Phil Collins and Joni Mitchell. All stress the Cros’ dreamy spiritual side at the expense of any memorable peaks, but the most clear-eyed testimonial is the guest of honor’s own spunky title tune, where he reasons, ”It’s probably enough that I was laughing today.” A few more good hooks wouldn’t hurt either. B-

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