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John Stewart: The Phoenix Concerts (RCA)

Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 15 August 1974

THE MERE SOUND of John Stewart’s tremulous voice is enough to conjure up the ghost of an antique, heroic America. Stewart’s songs — 16 of which are introduced or re-presented on this two-record live recording — make a compelling argument for allegiance to this America of the spirit.

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