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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]]".<ref name="Rosen">Jody Rosen, [http://www.slate.com/id/2148997 X-ed Out: The Village Voice fires a famous music critic], ''Slate'', [[September 5]] [[2006]]. Retrieved on [[15 October]] [[2006]].</ref> 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''.
 +==Bibliography==
 +* ''Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967–1973'', [[Penguin Books]], 1973
 +* ''[[Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies]]'', [[Ticknor & Fields]], 1981
 +* ''[[Christgau's Record Guide: The '80s]]'', [[Pantheon Books]], 1990
 +* ''Grown Up All Wrong: 75 Great Rock and Pop Artists from Vaudeville to Techno'', [[Harvard University Press]], 1998
 +* ''[[Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s]]'', [[St. Martin's Griffin]], 2000
 +* ''[[Going into the City|Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man]]'', [[Dey Street Books]], 2015
 +* ''Is It Still Good to Ya? Fifty Years of Rock Criticism 1967–2017'', [[Duke University Press]], 2018
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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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