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Nina Simone's 'Baltimore'

Jim Irvin, Word, The, February 2011

WHEN RANDY NEWMAN'S Little Criminals was released late in 1977, ending a three-year drought for the irony tsar of Tin Pan Alley, critics queued up to call it his weakest album yet and scoff at his guest players, the Eagles.

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