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Mick'n'Jack. Rock critic Robert Christgau wrote that during the tour Jagger was in a playful mood: "undercut[ting] his fabled demonism by playing the clown, the village idiot, the marionette." 1972. . ♥ #RollingStones #KeithRichards #BrianJOnes #RonnieWood #CharlieWatts #MickJagger

Going into the City - Robert Christgau - Hardcover


Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man

Waits/Corbijn '77-'11: Photographs by Anton Corbijn. Curiosities by Tom Waits.: Anton Corbijn, Tom Waits, Jim Jarmusch, Robert Christgau: Books

from the Guardian

Strange Fruit is still a song for today



WHY BRIAN ENO’S MUSIC FOR AIRPORTS IS AN AMBIENT MASTERPIECE :: "… the chief complaint of notoriously irascible Village Voice critic, Robert Christgau, was that it 'fared unevenly against specific backgrounds: sex (neutral to arid), baseball (pleasant, otiose), dinner at my parents’ (conversation piece).'"

Sly & the Family Stone - There's A Riot Going On

from Salon

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Stevie Nicks on the set of her "I Can't Wait" video. "She has outlasted the bad reviews ('A menace solo, equally unhealthy as role model and sex object,' wrote Robert Christgau in the ’80s edition of 'Christgau’s Record Guide')...But Stevie Nicks won’t outlast 'Rhiannon,' 'Landslide,' 'Dreams' and 'Silver Springs.' Those songs — those melodies, that foggy, headstrong voice — play on and on, woven into pop music’s genetic code. You’ll never get away from the sound of the woman who wrote…


Robert Christgau - He's the man!