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Ian Dury and the Blockheads: Do It Yourself (Stiff/Epic)

Ariel Swartley, Rolling Stone, 1 November 1979

IAN DURY'S new album — on which the sharp-tongued British satyr with the heart of you-know-what goes dancing with a vengeance — is something of a disappointment. Not for the reasons you'd think, though. Dury's still a renegade, and as befits a former Stiff associate of Nick Lowe's, he's out to revolutionize disco's content while mastering its form.

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