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Eric Burdon: Rocco The Rockist

Penny Reel, New Musical Express, 27 November 1982

IN THE final frame of Comeback, rock hero Rocco is shot dead as he leaves a Berlin stage, which is to begin at the end and a trick I've wanted to play ever since the time someone leans over my shoulder to advise "he is sent to Siberia" while sat reading Crime And Punishment on a bench in Trafalgar Square.

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