NRBQ: Grooves In Orbit (Bearsville)
John Morthland, Creem, August 1983
AS THE perennial Little Bar Band That Could, NRBQ occupies a special niche. After all, they've existed in basically this form and with basically this orientation for close to 15 years now, and with little or no record company support. So the real surprise is not that they've forged a fairly distinct identity and sound — what band working that long wouldn't? — but that they've managed to keep going at all.
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