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The Black Crowes: Amorica

Ben Thompson, MOJO, December 1994

FORBIDDEN PLEASURES ARE GETTING harder to find. What price true rebel music when disco, metal, mid-'70s pop and all the grizzled outlaws of yesteryear are invited nightly to dine at the groaning table of critical acceptability? Where to find a band so utterly beyond reclamation that invoking their name could never be a means to snob kudos and social aggrandisement, and you could only like them because, well, you like them? Ladies and gentlemen, I give you...The Black Crowes.

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