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The Flamin' Groovies: Sneakers

Andy Childs, ZigZag, October 1975

BACK IN the heady days of the late sixties when it seemed that for several precious months San Francisco became the rock music centre of the world, any band that hailed from that fabled city was treated with the utmost respect. Some obviously deserved it of course, but many, the majority in fact, didn't. But in what seemed at the time like one mad rush every major record company swooped in to sign their very own San Francisco band, or rather those that conformed to the vague conception of the "San Francisco Sound".

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