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The Blasters: 'Beyond Revivalism' Revival

Sylvie Simmons, Creem, May 1982

We got Louisiana boogie and the Delta blues
We got country swing and rockabilly too
We got jazz country western and Chicago blues
It's the greatest music that you ever knew

– ‘American Music’ by the Blasters

Total word count of piece: 2408

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