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Craig Zeller

Craig Zeller has been a contributing editor to The Aquarian Weekly, an alternative weekly in New Jersey from 1975-1989; a regular contributor to the record review sections of Creem and Record (a music-only subsidiary of Rolling Stone) throughout the '80s; as well as the late great New York Rocker.

 

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38 Special, Dwight Twilley: 38 Special: Strength In Numbers (A&M); Dwight Twilley: Wild Dogs (A&M)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, October 1986

AT WORK, we play the radio constantly. A good part of the time it's tuned to the local oldies station. The other day I was ...

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions: Rattlesnakes (Geffen)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, May 1985

AZTEC CAMERA when they're not being precious, the tone of the Left Banke, just a little Love, a bit of early Doors, a touch of ...

Elvis Costello and the Attractions: Almost Blue (Columbia)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, March 1982

I'M REMINDED OF that Honeymooners episode where, in Alice's absence, Ed gives Ralph a hand with the household chores by doing a little ironing. ...

Dire Straits: Brothers In Arms (Warner Bros.)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, September 1985

IT'S HARD to get worked up about a record as endlessly mediocre as this one but I'll try, believe me, I'll try. ...

Foreigner: Agent Provocateur (Atlantic)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, April 1985

HAVE TO admit I've had some good times inspired by Foreigner. Why, just this afternoon I dozed off watching MTV (understandably so) and had a ...

Kid Creole & The Coconuts: Fresh Fruit In Foreign Places (Ze/Sire)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, September 1981

I HAVE TO admit I got a brief kick out of Creole and Co. when I saw them strut their stuff opening for the B-52's ...

The Modern Lovers, Jonathan Richman: Jonathan Richman: A Roadrunner For Your Love‚Ä®

Interview by Craig Zeller, New York Rocker, February 1978

I'M STRAIGHT and I used to be in love with Jonathan Richman. Don't get me wrong: I still like him a helluva lot; whether he's ...

Buster Poindexter: Buster Poindexter (RCA)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, February 1988

FOR SOME strange reason I always thought that Buster Poindexter, David Johansen's sophisticated alter ego, was meant to be a temporary lark — or at ...

Warren Zevon: The Envoy (Asylum)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, November 1982

THE ZEVE is one of our most critically overrated troubled troubadours. 'Member those in-print cartwheel raves his debut garnered? Ever listen to the damn thing? ...

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