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True Believer

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True Believer

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Ronnie Milsap
Producers:
Liberty
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

On his first album for a new label, Ronnie Milsap musters all his old strengths — great R&B grooves, a natural gift for wedding modern attitude and old-fashioned rock, and vocally, at least, the elasticity of a trampoline. Unfortunately, he also drags out his major weakness — a tendency to slog through sappy Barry Manilow territory. But on True Believer Milsap takes more chances than he has dared to in a decade and largely succeeds. B