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Joe Walsh: So What

Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 24 April 1975

As he's moved westward – from the East Coast to Ohio to Colorado to Los Angeles–Joe Walsh has assimilated one regional rock style after another. Walsh's appealing and extremely well-made third solo album, So What, attests to his varied background. It pits his adenoidal vibrato against Eagles-like California harmonies and plays his bashing, propulsive chording style off against the more sedate picking of an apparently gentle soul

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