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All The Young Dudes: The Return of Glam Rock

Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, September 1998

YOU COULD argue that glam – glamour, from an old Scottish word meaning "a haze in the air" – was always intrinsic to pop music. Elvis was glam, Little Richard was glam. The Rolling Stones of mid-sixties Swinging London were indisputably glam. Glitz and makeup were central to the appeal of pop’s epicene wonderboys.

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