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The Chick Side of Blondie

Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, June 1981

...AND SO IT came to pass, in the first months of 1981, that the white rock and roll band called Blondie appeared in the Top Ten with not one but two hit singles directly rooted in black music: a reggae remake, ‘The Tide Is High’, and a rapper's tribute, ‘Rapture’.

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