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Madness: Hurrah, New York NY

Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 22 December 1979

THERE'S NO tradition of ska being popular in America. Millie Small and Desmond Dekker each had one novelty hit a piece, and that's it. But Madness have enough of the classic R&B crunch in their sound to make an American audience feel at home.

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