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The Hottest Band in the World: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Andy Gill, Independent, The, 3 May 2006

IN RECENT YEARS, mountain-man lookalike record producer Rick Rubin has been justly fêted for his career-revival work with Johnny Cash, which effectively recontextualised the Man in Black for a non-country audience, and over the last few months - less justifiably - for attempting the same rescue act with Neil Diamond.

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