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A Wizard / A True Star (1973) - Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren - A Wizard / A True Star album cover« Todd Rundgren

This was a life-changing record for me. I remember I was riding in a car with some friends on February 24, 1974. This guy Mark had the 8-track playing. He was going on about how much this record rocks and that it was nothing like Something/Anything.

Then he turned up the guitar solo on "You Need Your Head" really loud. I loved it.

Todd was on "In Concert" that night. He came out wrapped up in aluminum foil. When he unwrapped himself, he was wearing this very tight satin body suit and had multi-colored hair. He first sang with a big tape machine behind him, then brought out Utopia.

The following Monday I walked I-don't-know-how-many-miles to Reznick's Records at Thruway Shopping Center and bought it.

-- January 11, 2005 (DDT)

Todd Rundgren - A Wizard / A True Star Original Album Tracks

  1. International Feel
  2. Never Never Land
  3. Tic Tic Tic, It Wears Off
  4. You Need Your Head
  5. Rock & Roll Pussy
  6. Dogfight Giggle
  7. You Don't Have to Camp Around
  8. Flamingo
  9. Zen Archer
  10. Just Another Onionhead/Da Da Dali
  11. When the Shit Hits The Fan/Sunset Blvd.
  12. Le Feel Internacionale
  13. Sometimes I Don't Know What to Feel
  14. Does Anybody Love You?
  15. Medley: I'm So Proud/Ooh Baby Baby/La La Means I Love You/Cool Jerk
  16. Hungry For Love
  17. I Don't Want To Tie You Down
  18. Is It My Name?
  19. Just One Victory

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