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Root Boy Slim & The Sex Change Band: Root Boy Slim & The Sex Change Band With The Rootettes (Warner Bros.)

Robot A. Hull, Creem, July 1978

IMAGINE A male version of Divine who blends the funkiness of Dr. John with the punk slobbishness of Wild Man Fischer, ingests these influences, and then before digesting the innutritious conglomeration, regurgitates the whole glop onto vinyl like a demented Don Van Vliet. As revolting as that sounds, Root Boy Slim contrives an appetizing concoction from just such puke absurdities.

Total word count of piece: 598


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