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Jon Landau: It’s Too Late To Stop Now

Simon Frith, Let It Rock, May 1973

I FEEL UNEASY, confronting Landau. If a rock critic is a parasite, what is the critic of a rock critic? Landau is a rock critic pure and simple. He subtitles his book A Rock And Roll Journal but it’s essentially a collection of past reviews, mostly of records, mostly from Rolling Stone and The Phoenix.

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