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Mountain: Nantucket Sleighride (Windfall)

Ben Edmonds, Creem, June 1971

Nantucket Sleighride. Whalers of sturdy New England stock hauled by their harpooned prey in salt-water acceleration. I happen to be a New Englander, but even if you’re not it remains a beautifully expressive image. It’s kind of a shame that the music on this album falls far short of the enchanting possibilities which its title implies.

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