Critics' Choice: May 1, 1989

MUSIC

SAM KINISON: HAVE YOU SEEN ME LATELY? (Warner Bros.). Abusive, scurrilous and hilarious: post-punk comedy meets primal-scream therapy. Offensive? You betcha. But there are wonderful bits about sexism and heartbreak, as well as the best riffs on organized religion since Lenny Bruce.

ROSANNE CASH: HITS 1979-1989 (Columbia). She's got a half-past-4-in-the- morning voice and a knowing way with a song that can make any listener wish the night would go on forever.

ANTONIN DVORAK: AMERICAN SUITE, SYMPHONY NO. 9 (Virgin Classics). Libor Pesek conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in exuberant renditions of these powerful works, whose brooding, Slavic soul...

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