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Eric Carmen

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Eric Carmen: Eric Carmen - Brian Wilson with Strings Attached

Review by Ron Ross, Phonograph Record, November 1975

ERIC CARMEN isn't sorry that he asked us to go all the way with the Raspberries, but real life has its own way of intruding ...

Eric Carmen: Eric Carmen

Review by Ben Edmonds, Rolling Stone, 18 December 1975

AS THE FORMER lead singer of the Raspberries, a group whose misadventures prevented them from ever seeing sales figures that compared equitably with their true ...

Eric Carmen: Avery Fisher Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 29 January 1976

ERIC CARMEN looks like his music, the slickness of which is so overwhelming that the ragged edges are jarring until you realize they've been placed ...

Eric Carmen: Rock's Rejuvenated Raspberry

Interview by Alan Betrock, Hit Parader, June 1976

WHEN ERIC CARMEN, Wally Bryson, Jim Bonfanti, and Dave Smalley formed the Raspberries back in 1971, their goal was to stand for something especially fresh ...

Eric Carmen: Boats Against The Current

Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 22 September 1977

THIS IS THE SORT of album people accuse Paul McCartney of making: syrupy romanticism without bite or backbeat. It is not as overtly classical as ...

Daryl Hall & John Oates, Eric Carmen: University of California, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Record Mirror, 19 November 1977

A Right Pair Of Jokers ...

Eric Carmen: Change Of Heart (Arista)

Review by Wesley Strick, Creem, February 1979

FIRST THE FACTS: A record that leads off with something called the 'Desperate Fools Overture', which sounds like Chicken George's love theme, is not a ...

Eric Carmen: "I Wanted to Find Where the Magic Was"

Profile and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 26 March 2014

VERY FEW articles about Eric Carmen (including, sadly, this one) do not include the term "power pop" somewhere to describe the music he's made with ...

Why (the) Raspberries Mattered

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2018

THEY HAD TO be kidding, right? "Raspberries"? That's only a few degrees removed from "1910 Fruitgum Company." And then there were the poufy hair, the ...

see also Raspberries


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