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10,000 Maniacs: The Wishing Chair (Elektra)

Ira Robbins, Rolling Stone, 27 March 1986

LEST 10,000 Maniacs be mistaken for members of the SoHo establishment, check your map: the sextet's home base, Jamestown, New York, is roughly the same distance from the Big Apple as Richmond, Virginia. And contrary to what some may think, parts of the vast Empire State are profoundly dissimilar to Mayor Koch's domain.

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