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Heart: Little Queen

Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, June 1977

IF ANY DOUBT still existed about Heart's big-league credentials, the first notes of ‘Barracuda’ should dispel them forever. Roger Fisher slams into a bonecrunching guitar riff, frosted over with nimble harmonics; Ann Wilson spits out the first lines, and they're home free.

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