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At Budokan-The Complete Concert
Review by Gary Hill
This disc is the classic Cheap Trick album At Budokan with several tracks added to make it both representative of the whole performance and a two CD set. It is safe to say that Cheap Trick both defined and transcended the power pop genre. They combined (and continue to) catchy melodies, metallic leanings,
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Bang, Zoom, Crazy...Hello
Review by Gary Hill
I’ve always had a special sort of relationship with the music of Cheap Trick. Growing up in their hometown of Rockford, Illinois gives one a sort of connectedness to Cheap Trick.

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Greatest Hits
Review by Gary Hill
This compilation from Cheap Trick is a great way to get all their popular songs in one place.

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Heaven Tonight
Review by Gary Hill

Heaven Tonight really seemed to be a transitional album for Cheap Trick.


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Rockford
Review by Gary Hill
Rockford, Illinois' best-known band is back with a new studio album and this time they've named it after their hometown. I've read reviews where some people have compared this CD to Trick's Dream Police, citing it as a return to the band's roots.
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We're All Alright
Review by Gary Hill
Cheap Trick hail from my hometown of Rockford, Illinois, so they have a special place in my heart, both because we share a lot of local cultural mindset and because I have at least some passing personal experience with some of the guys.

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Concert Reviews
Cheap Trick - Live in Rockford, IL, June 2012
Review by Gary Hill
Cheap Trick were playing to a hometown crowd and the band were absolutely on fire.

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Various Artists - 108 Rock Star Guitars written by Lisa S. Johnson
Review by G. W. Hill

This is the quintessential coffee table book. That’s particularly true for those who love guitars.


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Bun E. Carlos - Greetings from Bunezuela!
Review by G. W. Hill

Those popping this disc in to spin and expecting a Cheap Trick album might be disappointed. Sure, Bun E. Carlos has been best known as the drummer for Cheap Trick, but honestly, this is not a Cheap Trick album.


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Various Artists - Mullets Rock Too
Review by Gary Hill
It's a safe bet you've heard every song on this disc – although you might not have heard the Ace Frehley track as performed by him. That doesn't mean this set isn't enjoyable.
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Enuff Z'nuff - Paraphenalia
Review by Gary Hill
Showcasing potent pop/rock sensibilities and Beatles influences throughout, this is a very strong showing from this band. Its catchy melodies and intriguing arrangements should please most rock music fans.
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Various Artists - Poetry of the Air: A Collection of Love Letters to Music from Musicians written by Gary Hill
Review by Greg Olma
I have known Gary Hill for a while now and the one thing that I can say with complete certainty about him is that he takes his music seriously. 


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Various Artists - Sin-Atra
Review by Gary Hill

Featuring hard rocking adaptations of Frank Sinatra songs, this is kind of a mixed bag.


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