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Various Artists: Radio Tokyo Tapes, Vol. 3 (PVC); Dave Van Ronk: Going Back To Brooklyn (Reckless)

J.D. Considine, Musician, July 1985

NOW THAT Bob Dylan is establishing himself as a born-again rocker, why shouldn't the new wave stage a folk revival? But listening to Radio Tokyo Tapes, Vol. 3, an all-acoustic compilation from LA., it quickly becomes clear that "folk" is no more strictly defined in the City of Angels than is "punk."

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