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Marshall Crenshaw's True Pop Ways

Iman Lababedi, Creem, September 1982

"I don't try to hang anybody up or get anybody over-involved in my hang-ups. I don't try to bore people with my problems. The main thing I want to do is play well and be there for people to respond to in any way they want."––Marshall Crenshaw
"Marshall Crenshaw offers the present pop generation no more and no less than Buddy Holly offered an earlier one."––Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker
"Will her heart ever be satisfied? There she goes again with another guy."––Marshall Crenshaw

Total word count of piece: 1982