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Hunter S Thompson: Rock of Rages

Andrew Mueller, Guardian, The, 26 February 2005

FOLLOWING HUNTER S THOMPSON'S suicide, many obituarists, looking for a representative snippet of the Doctor's bug-eyed vitriol, served up the following trenchant assessment of the record industry: "The music business," raged Thompson, "is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side."

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