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New York Dolls: The Legendary Mercer Concerts

Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, October 1973

THE HEADLINER was Satan the Eternal-Fire-Eater, and the place was the Mercer Arts Center. The room was the Kitchen —approximately 13' x 60' in size. You walked in and took a metal folding chair off the wall, setting it down where you wanted. About 30 people were in attendance when the first group came on, and the quartet launched into their opening number: "Don't know where I'm Going, Don't know where I've been...!"

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