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The Return of the Flamin' Groovies

Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, September 1978

IT ALL BEGAN on a slow summer afternoon with a frantic phone call from Miriam Linna. The Flamin' Groovies (or someone speaking for them, perhaps a girlfriend) had called from England. For the first time in eight years, the Groovies were ready and willing to play New York City – their first American appearance anywhere since a single 1976 date at L.A.'s Roxy Theater with the Ramones.

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