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Cheap Trick: Smart, Sleek and Debonair

Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, February 1978

AMERICA'S A FUNNY place for rock music. Just when you assume that the well of talent that unleashed classic outfits like the Velvet Underground, Doors and Young Rascals had long since been tapped dry, along comes a band out of the heartland with enough talent and verve to set a good number of Brit bands back a few ego notches.

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