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Old Cabbage Head Is Back: Serge Gainsbourg

Paul Gorman, MOJO, August 1996

"I WOULD LIKE to fuck 'er." With these six words, slurred in the heaviest of French accents, Serge Gainsbourg sealed his reputation as the scourge of politesse, a man who would stop at rien in the cause pour epater la bourgeousie.

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