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John Fred: The Long Career of a One-Hit Wonder

Steven R Rosen, One Shot, Fall 1987

IT SEEMED A BOW to novelty and nostalgia. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which features roots-music artists of all sorts, was sponsoring a performance by John Fred and the Playboys.

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