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Cheap Trick: Greetings From Rockford, Ill.

Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, December 1980

Rockford, Illinois (population 140,000) has made two notable contributions to the entertainment world: John Anderson and Cheap Trick. While there is little similarity between the two — no one in Cheap Trick has white hair — their roots, outlook and ethics (industriousness, seriousness, sense of commitment) are the same.

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