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Rolling Stone (4/29/71, p.44) - "...despite the cover billing, (Canned Heat) are very much a backup group, for this is really a John Lee Hooker album, and one of his best in a long while..." -Bob PalmerMojo (Publisher) (10/01, p.169) - "...As magisterial an album-as-album as Hooker ever cut..."0.6884846

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Rolling Stone (p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Greatest protest album ever made? Most stirring soul-music symphony? Yes and yes. And then some."Rolling Stone (1/23/03, p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Revolutionary..."Rolling Stone (8/5/71, p.44) - "...There are very few performers who could carry a project like this off. I've always admired Marvin Gaye, but I didn't expect that he would be one of them..."Rolling Stone (9/30/71, p.42) - "...there is no question that he has gotten progressively better...Gaye's multi-tracked lead vocals answer one another like a man talking to himself, finally enveloping the listener in a world view of incalculable intensity..."Rolling Stone (1/23/03, p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Revolutionary..."Rolling Stone (9/30/71, p.42) - "...there is no question that he has gotten progressively better...Gaye's multi-tracked lead vocals answer one another like a man talking to himself, finally enveloping the listener in a world view of incalculable intensity..."Rolling Stone (8/5/71, p.44) - "...There are very few performers who could carry a project like this off. I've always admired Marvin Gaye, but I didn't expect that he would be one of them..."Rolling Stone (1/23/03, p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Revolutionary..."Spin (p.80) - "[A]n indelible quiet-storm jeremiad."Spin (p.51) - Ranked #9 in Spin's 'The Top 10 Reissues Of 2011' -- "[T]he sound is honeyed, feather-light....For protest music, it sure glides."Spin (p.122) - "The godhead of '70s soul albums plays like one seamless groove-song, with jazzy orchestrations..."Q (p.120) - "[T]his was the first soul album to engage directly with the political and social upheaval of the times, from the Vietnam War to environmental pollution."Q (1/03, p.69) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever"Q (10/99, p.161) - Included in Q Magazine's Best Motown Records Of All Time - "...one of the finest albums ever recorded.... gorgeous soulful settings, bewitching melodies and Gaye's magisterial singing."Q (10/99, p.161) - Included in Q Magazine's Best Motown Records Of All Time - "...one of the finest albums ever recorded.... gorgeous soulful settings, bewitching melodies and Gaye's magisterial singing."Q (6/01, p.128) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The live album that forms the centerpiece of this re-packaged version of Gaye's greatest work is... astonishing..."Uncut (5/03, p.116) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Global and personal anguish were never so exquisitely conveyed..."Uncut (5/03, p.116) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Global and personal anguish were never so exquisitely conveyed..."Vibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyVibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyLiving Blues (5-6/01, p.100) - "...A masterwork....Sumptuous packaging, insightful liner notes, and voluminous session information underscore the first-class presentation..."Living Blues (5-6/01, p.100) - "...A masterwork....Sumptuous packaging, insightful liner notes, and voluminous session information underscore the first-class presentation..."Billboard (p.52) - "[H]is melodic treatise on war, drugs, poverty, spirituality and ecology still rings disturbingly true 40 years later."Mojo (Publisher) (5/01, p.97) - "...Stands as both a eulogy and testament to a spirit of co-operation, understanding and harmony. It's a vision of Utopia in words and music one could wander around in forever."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.69) - Included in Mojo's "Best Reissues of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (5/01, p.97) - "...Stands as both a eulogy and testament to a spirit of co-operation, understanding and harmony. It's a vision of Utopia in words and music one could wander around in forever."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #4 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (9/11/93, p.18) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of The Greatest Albums Of The '70s - "...politicized music has never been done better....it's also infused with a beautiful spirituality..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #4 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (9/11/93, p.18) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of 'The Greatest Albums Of The '70s' - "...politicized music has never been done better...it's also infused with a beautiful spirituality..."Pitchfork (Website) - "It hums and glides on the effortless, multi-tracked Marvins that swoop through the stereo spectrum like ghosts."Uncut (magazine) (p.95) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "WHAT'S GOING ON is a fully rounded auteur classic, a sort of soul version of PET SOUNDS..."0.12343

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Rolling Stone (p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Greatest protest album ever made? Most stirring soul-music symphony? Yes and yes. And then some."Rolling Stone (1/23/03, p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Revolutionary..."Rolling Stone (8/5/71, p.44) - "...There are very few performers who could carry a project like this off. I've always admired Marvin Gaye, but I didn't expect that he would be one of them..."Rolling Stone (9/30/71, p.42) - "...there is no question that he has gotten progressively better...Gaye's multi-tracked lead vocals answer one another like a man talking to himself, finally enveloping the listener in a world view of incalculable intensity..."Rolling Stone (1/23/03, p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Revolutionary..."Rolling Stone (9/30/71, p.42) - "...there is no question that he has gotten progressively better...Gaye's multi-tracked lead vocals answer one another like a man talking to himself, finally enveloping the listener in a world view of incalculable intensity..."Rolling Stone (8/5/71, p.44) - "...There are very few performers who could carry a project like this off. I've always admired Marvin Gaye, but I didn't expect that he would be one of them..."Rolling Stone (1/23/03, p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Revolutionary..."Spin (p.80) - "[A]n indelible quiet-storm jeremiad."Spin (p.51) - Ranked #9 in Spin's 'The Top 10 Reissues Of 2011' -- "[T]he sound is honeyed, feather-light....For protest music, it sure glides."Spin (p.122) - "The godhead of '70s soul albums plays like one seamless groove-song, with jazzy orchestrations..."Q (p.120) - "[T]his was the first soul album to engage directly with the political and social upheaval of the times, from the Vietnam War to environmental pollution."Q (1/03, p.69) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever"Q (10/99, p.161) - Included in Q Magazine's Best Motown Records Of All Time - "...one of the finest albums ever recorded.... gorgeous soulful settings, bewitching melodies and Gaye's magisterial singing."Q (10/99, p.161) - Included in Q Magazine's Best Motown Records Of All Time - "...one of the finest albums ever recorded.... gorgeous soulful settings, bewitching melodies and Gaye's magisterial singing."Q (6/01, p.128) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The live album that forms the centerpiece of this re-packaged version of Gaye's greatest work is... astonishing..."Uncut (5/03, p.116) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Global and personal anguish were never so exquisitely conveyed..."Uncut (5/03, p.116) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Global and personal anguish were never so exquisitely conveyed..."Vibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyVibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyLiving Blues (5-6/01, p.100) - "...A masterwork....Sumptuous packaging, insightful liner notes, and voluminous session information underscore the first-class presentation..."Living Blues (5-6/01, p.100) - "...A masterwork....Sumptuous packaging, insightful liner notes, and voluminous session information underscore the first-class presentation..."Billboard (p.52) - "[H]is melodic treatise on war, drugs, poverty, spirituality and ecology still rings disturbingly true 40 years later."Mojo (Publisher) (5/01, p.97) - "...Stands as both a eulogy and testament to a spirit of co-operation, understanding and harmony. It's a vision of Utopia in words and music one could wander around in forever."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.69) - Included in Mojo's "Best Reissues of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (5/01, p.97) - "...Stands as both a eulogy and testament to a spirit of co-operation, understanding and harmony. It's a vision of Utopia in words and music one could wander around in forever."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #4 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (9/11/93, p.18) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of The Greatest Albums Of The '70s - "...politicized music has never been done better....it's also infused with a beautiful spirituality..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #4 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (9/11/93, p.18) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of 'The Greatest Albums Of The '70s' - "...politicized music has never been done better...it's also infused with a beautiful spirituality..."Pitchfork (Website) - "It hums and glides on the effortless, multi-tracked Marvins that swoop through the stereo spectrum like ghosts."Uncut (magazine) (p.95) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "WHAT'S GOING ON is a fully rounded auteur classic, a sort of soul version of PET SOUNDS..."0.12343

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Rolling Stone (p.56) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The Bad Seeds sound wilder than ever -- guitarist Warren Ellis damn near steals the show on the hysterically heavy-breathing 'Lie Down Here'..."Rolling Stone (p.94) - Ranked #35 in Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums Of 2008 -- "[T]he best bang and harangue since Cave's garage quartet Grinderman."Spin (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Thick with decadence, his oeuvre oozes caustic realism....A rock'n'roll fable about redemption and the pleasures of debauchery."Spin (p.50) - Ranked #18 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "Caked with organ buzz and psych guitar spray, LAZARUS recalls Grinderman's back-alley blare..."Entertainment Weekly - "Cave spits out his woebegone lyrics as if he were a Holy Ghost-filled preaching machine leading the world's funkiest revival meeting."Uncut (p.84) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir musical inventiveness is highly disciplined. The band has never sounded better, and Cave seems to have relaxed into the hysteria of his vocal style..."Magnet (p.98) - "[T]he playful DIG!!! LAZARUS DIG!!! stands among his most mature albums....Quoting Iggy Pop on 'Today's Lesson' and unleashing catchy hooks on the chrous to 'Lie Down Her (& Be My Girl)."The Wire (p.53) - "[T]he album focuses on lithe grooves passed from member to member....The title track and its close musical relative 'More News From Nowhere' coasts along on Velveteen riffs..."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.49) - "The spirited 'Albert Goes West' is typical of his sparse and elusive charm, while the title-track is as pointedly tuneful as it gets."Q (Magazine) (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] triumphant album....Like Bob Dylan on TIME OUT OF MIND, Cave takes time to roam the lyrical landscape he has spent his whole career mapping out..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Visceral, masterful, exciting and profound, this one -- again! feels like it may be his best."Mojo (Publisher) (p.73) - Ranked #5 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[T]his is modern rock'n'roll at its most switched-on and alive."Harp (magazine) - "[T]hese sneering, bleary-eyed tracks have a bold potency to go with their fuzz-tone organ's pop-psychedelic fizzle and frying guitars."Pitchfork (Website) - "With the emphasis on acoustic guitars and occasional blasts of electric static...[and] plenty of odd noises and lewd organs that suggest some sort of twisted take on 1960s psych and garage rock."Clash (magazine) (p.62) - Ranked #37 in Clash's "The 40 Best Albums of 2008" -- "[I]t only proved that years of hedonistic excess can -- sometimes -- lead to the path of blues rock heaven."The Word (magazine) (p.101) - "DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! majors on talking-blues ruminations that are mostly fearsome and sometimes very funny: the title track is an exploration of the Lazarus myth performed in a style that combines Jack Kerouac and Mark E Smith."Record Collector (magazine) (p.99) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The group sounds absolutely comfortable in its skin, bouncing ideas around with mischievous relish..."0.10266

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The title song might be Bowie's best ever, with the rhythm inspiring his most passionate love letter to his fans."Q (p.134) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "For one album only, he swooped, strutted and sang lyrics like, 'sho'nuff', all of it convincing. He even sneaked in some big ideas..."Q (6/91) - 5 Stars - Indispensable - "From '75, 'Young Americans' saw Bowie abandon the mock-apocalyptic rock of his previous three LPs to climb aboard the Philadelphia soul train sound, 'Young Americans'' 'relentless plastic soul', as Bowie dubbed it, harnessed his writing to the feverish light funk which would, in a few years' time, mutate into world-conquering disco..."Q (11/99, pp.140-1) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Bowie's first outright dabble with 'plastic soul' (his description) and provisionally entitled 'Dancin', was trademarked by floppy fringe and smart, tailored jacket, but the balmy guitar of Carlos Alomar is its true signature..."CMJ (p.48) - "[With] waves of R&B vocal-backing, crests of crunchy sax work from David Sanborn and, of course, Bowie's affected-yet-restrained blues croonery."0.09540254

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