Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung - Creemwork—Frauds, Failures, and Fantasies Part One Summary & Analysis

Lester Bangs
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Creemwork—Frauds, Failures, and Fantasies Part One Summary and Analysis

In "Chicago at Carnegie Hall, Volumes I, II, III, & IV" Bangs mocks this album as being better as several pieces of plastic than as a work of music. Bangs claims that it sounds just like Chicago's studio albums except with long and pointless solos. Bangs also realizes that it will be immensely popular, which he laments.

In "Black Oak Arkansas: Keep the Faith" Bangs admits that he liked the band's first album when he first heard it. Bangs argues that "Keep the Faith" is far too serious and could be used to make people immune from Communist torture and brainwashing.

The essay "White Witch" recommends the album because the band are all sexually-frustrated "dorks," who sound better than Black Oak Arkansas and Deep Purple. However, it is...

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