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The Guess Who: The Best of The Guess Who

Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, 24 June 1971

THE GUESS WHO, despite their good intentions, have never seemed like natural candidates for superstardom. With a collective personality that could be described as lumpy at best, dressed neatly in a set of duds at least two years out of time, and possessing few of those flashy stories that are so desperately needed to flesh out the bottom of the myth, they might have been put aside as yet another example of a Canadian music scene still in the process of searching for the roots of its home-grown musical identity.

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