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John Hiatt: Riding With The King

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 1983

SOMETIMES I think nuthin iz new in this old rock music, and every time it seems I have to turn to John Hiatt to shake me up again. Riding With The King is as close to perfect as Hiatt’s been before, still some millimetres short of the mark, and as vigorous and violent a massage of the rock heart as we can rightfully expect.

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