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Elton John: Jump Up! (Geffen)

Gene Sculatti, Creem, August 1982

REMEMBER THE 70's? Not much of a decade, you say. Yeah, well. Fella here used to be a mover and a shaker back in the mid-70's. Real big wheel. Hits? For awhile there, even the holes in his singles charted. Acclaim? In the Village Voice, Robert Christgau himself discussed the cat's ‘metier.’ Like I say, big.

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