—Lester Bangs, Creem, 1972
"You’ve got to remember, these were the times of the ‘rock stars’ and glitter and God knows what else. Here was a band that rocked without any of this bullshit, with a lead singer who made a point of being a human being, and what great songs, about real stuff that no other bands were singing about."
—Peter Zaremba, jojoblog interview, 2008
"Richman's music did not quite sound sane."
—Greil Marcus, Lipstick Traces, 1989