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Album Review: 'Rock 'N Roll'

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Rock 'n Roll

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
John Lennon, New York Dolls
Producers:
Capitol
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

With their back-alley, blues-based trash, the early-’70s Dolls became a model for punks as well as lesser glam androgynes like Mötley Crüe. This lamely titled offering (which includes three previously unreleased cuts) mostly succeeds in its choices, but to compile a 20-track anthology of a group that recorded only two albums makes one wonder: Why not just rerelease those? B

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