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The most overrated artist here.
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i think he was a genius.
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Perhaps some of LPs are overrated but he is not. In fact, we underrate the fantastically exciting and vital sounding pre-Talking Book/Innervisions era. An absolute glut of great music for 15 odd years.
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The Looking Back 3 LP comp is fuckin' awesome, to my knoledge there is nothing like that released on CD and it's a shame. Then the run from Music Of My MInd to Hotter Than July is as good as it gets. The man could write a tune.
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Ranking Ted wrote:Perhaps some of LPs are overrated but he is not. In fact, we underrate the fantastically exciting and vital sounding pre-Talking Book/Innervisions era. An absolute glut of great music for 15 odd years.
Yes I'd agree with this. You have to slightly cherry pick the albums to a certain degree but the sheer musicality is there from the start. In the Rolling Stone/Matt W canon he comes very high at the expense of others who were as talented ( Curtis Mayfield, Donny Hathaway, Gil Scott Heron) but you can't blame him for that.
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OCT wrote:The most overrated artist here.
yes. All dross after the mid-1960s.
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