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Bryan Adams: Geek Love

Ira Robbins, CMJ New Music Monthly, January 1999

The music editor at Rolling Stone thought I was kidding when I pitched a cover story on him. The guy at the Sunday New York Times sneered and said they wouldn't spill their august ink on such an inconsequential pop figure, not when there was another Mesopotamian flute quartet to chronicle.

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