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The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Tuff Enuff, Were They Actual Meat

Karen Schlosberg, Creem, August 1986

THE FABULOUS Thunderbirds have been something of a musical anomaly; their current well-deserved success, after four albums and roughly 12 years of playing steel-packed, blues-drenched rock 'n' roll, seems to be one of those things that has no singular explanation. Have the times finally caught up with the T-Birds? Is it their new label? Is it their excellent fifth LP, Tuff Enuff?

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