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 +"[[Life Is Something Special|This]] is virtually an encyclopedia of [[Music of New York City|N.Y.C. dance music]]--no microchips anywhere carry so much verve, sex, or grit. Only in N.Y.C., however, do people dance a whole lot to encyclopedias, and I fear that if "[[Don't Make Me Wait (Peech Boys song)|Don't Make Me Wait]]" didn't convert the great out-there then the rest of this is doomed to a life of obscurity."--''[[Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies]]'' (1990) by Robert Christgau
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'''Robert Christgau''' (born [[April 18]], [[1942]]), is an [[United States|American]] [[essayist]], [[music journalism|music journalist]], and the self-declared "Dean of American [[rock critic|Rock Critics]]". In print, his name is sometimes abbreviated as ''Xgau''. '''Robert Christgau''' (born [[April 18]], [[1942]]), is an [[United States|American]] [[essayist]], [[music journalism|music journalist]], and the self-declared "Dean of American [[rock critic|Rock Critics]]". In print, his name is sometimes abbreviated as ''Xgau''.
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"This is virtually an encyclopedia of N.Y.C. dance music--no microchips anywhere carry so much verve, sex, or grit. Only in N.Y.C., however, do people dance a whole lot to encyclopedias, and I fear that if "Don't Make Me Wait" didn't convert the great out-there then the rest of this is doomed to a life of obscurity."--Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies (1990) by Robert Christgau

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Robert Christgau (born April 18, 1942), is an American essayist, music journalist, and the self-declared "Dean of American Rock Critics". In print, his name is sometimes abbreviated as Xgau.



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