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Traveling Wilburys: Traveling Wilburys Vol. 3

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, December 1990

SO SPIKE, MUDDY, Boo and Clayton are back – in the sense that, although that's not at all what the Wilburys were called last time, they still are, in gnarled reality, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne (Roy Orbison, of course, being dear and departed). As before, their unvarnished aim is to get in there, give it some wellie, and get out refreshed to resume the solo starry fray. The improbable result is that, for sheer unbridled galumphishness, they put you in mind of Motorhead.

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