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Kevin McMahon
Joan Armatrading’s Track Record

My first publication, a review of Joan Armatrading’s greatest-hits compilation Track Record, appeared in the Spring 1984 issue of Ampersand, a quarterly distributed on college campuses. They not only printed it, but gave me a Renault Encore, temporarily giving me an unrealistic view of the financial rewards of literary work. My review ended ...


Track Record documents the sexy, funky, hilarious, literate and hip music of a Smart Girl who knows that Smart Girls have the most fun and knows we know she knows.