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Rock and Roll Doctor: A Tribute to Lowell George

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Rock and Roll Doctor: A Tribute to Lowell George

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists

We gave it a B

Bonnie Raitt, Randy Newman, and Taj Mahal are among the artists assembled here to on Rock and Roll Doctor: A Tribute to Lowell George give the late Little Feat founder his props. Cynics could carp that these respectful takes on George’s funk-inflected Southern boogie and winsome country blues might have been a tad less trad (the guy was a one-time Frank Zappa sideman, after all), but Doctor is still as dependably satisfying as a plate of greasy barbecued ribs. One question: How come no one saw fit to try their hand at George’s masterpiece, ”Willin”’? B

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