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Echo and the Bunnymen/Insect Surfers: The Blitz, West Hempstead, NY

Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, June 1981

THE TIME: DAWN, a few weeks after the police raid on and the closing of Danceteria. The Place: The entrance to the Queens Midtown Tunnel, where stern-faced columns of New York's elite rock corps line both sides of the road.

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