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Rolling Stones: Their Satanic Majesties Request

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 2 December 1967

KINDLY RAISE YOUR hands in the air. Empty your mind on to the desk and your brains into the ash-tray. Now let us see what we have here. Item: a small bag of fears. Item: two dozen assorted ethics. Item: a large jar of obsolete standards. Item: two packets of preconceived moral judgements. Item: one large or chunk of well used conscience. Item: half a dozen black and white lies and one shiny white magic soul.

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