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The Contortions: Buy The Contortions (Ze); James White And The Blacks: Off White (Ze)

Richard Riegel, Creem, February 1980

SOME DAYS it's fun being a real Midwesterner trying to make it in the art rackets; the powers on the good-taste-is-timely Coasts already have you pegged as Nothing, nada beneath nada, so it's all that much easier to run amok when you do hit New York. Nobody there can figure out whether you really know what you're doing or not.

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