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Alex Harvey: 'Ladies And Gentlemen, This Is What A Rock'n'roll Band Is All About'

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 19 January 1974

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE the importance of ritual.

Most rock bands have a certain schtick that's always part of the show, something the audience knows that it's gonna see and always looks forward to.

Total word count of piece: 1972

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