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The Who: Sensation

Geoffrey Cannon, The Village Voice, 22 May 1969

Update, 2019: WHO PLAYS concept albums now? With a couple of exceptions, not me. I don't mean albums whose separate numbers have a common approach, like say the MC5's Kick Out the Jams, or Love's Forever Changes, or the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street. Nor albums that express a consistent state of mind, like say Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks, or Van Morrison's Inarticulate Speech of the Heart, or Neil Young's Harvest. These are six albums I have on CD as well as on vinyl, in or close to my All Time Top Twenty, should I play that game again.

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