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David Lee Roth: Skyscraper (Warner Bros.)

Deborah Frost, Rolling Stone, 24 March 1988

PART BORSCH Belt, part Baryshnikov, David Lee Roth is hard rock's greatest entertainer. Man, myth, mountain climber — he's created a frontman fantasy that makes Mick Jagger look like Mickey Mouse and a hysterical pop parody that makes Spinal Tap come off like drawing-room drama. Anyone who doesn't like him simply doesn't get the joke. Unfortunately, he should be seen, not heard.

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