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Lester Bangs: Ballad of a Loudhearted Man

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 15 May 1982

"Lester Bangs is the rock critic's rock critic, a man gifted verbally in much the same way that James Brown is gifted as a dancer. As an editor of Creem, and as contributor to all manner of publications from the sublime to the sordid, Bangs is not merely notorious but absolutely legendary."
– From The Rolling Stone Book Of Rock Lists by Dave Marsh and Kevin Stein.

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