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Rod Brings It All Back Home: A Night On The Town

John Morthland, Creem, September 1976

FIRST THINGS FIRST: this is as brilliant an album as any Rod Stewart has made, fully the equal of his first three solo efforts, all of which sounded so good so instantly that I never bothered to try ranking them against each other. After the perfunctory Smiler and the near-miss Atlantic Crossing, A Night On The Town comes as a partial surprise and a complete thrill.

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