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Let's Get Physical: The Story of Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti

Barney Hoskyns, Classic Rock, September 2010

SOMETHING IS ROTTEN in the state of rock. The heady euphoria of the late Sixties has degenerated into decadence and self-satisfaction. Working-class guitar heroes have become cosseted and remote, nouveau aristocrats in limos, attended by inner courts of dealers and debauched nymphets.

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