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Back Street Crawler: Second Street (Atlantic) 38 mins ****

Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 12 June 1976

THIS IS the last recording Paul Kossoff ever made which means that commenting on it is rather like reviewing a gravestone. You just don't. But I just have to and I've no idea how far I've separated my knowledge of Kossoff and Crawler as characters in a living tragedy from my response to the music. Well, don't demand that this should be impartial. Second Street hits me like a requiem.

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