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Seatrain, Redwing: The Whisky, Los Angeles, CA

Jeff Walker, Phonograph Record, September 1972

I WISH there were something really great to say about Redwing; I mean, they've been playing together for a lot of years now, they happen to be good musicians, they play decent rock and roll music, and, I guess, they are as good a bottom-billed band as one can find. Beyond that, unfortunately, Redwing just doesn't seem to care if they ever truly make it. Their playing tonight was energetic and not at all unpleasant, but there seemed to be the air of a tired old rock-and-roll band overhanging the stage — as if we were witnessing the last days of Redwing.

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