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Burton Cummings, Legitimate

Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, December 1976

VANCOUVER – For perhaps the fifth time in 20 minutes, the phone in Burton Cummings' Vancouver hotel suite rings, cutting the artist off in mid-answer. "I've been in the business for 13 or 14 years," he pauses to reflect, "and this is the first time I've been convinced I should register under a different name...You can smell the success."

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