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The Winkies: The Winkies

Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, May 1975

THIS MONTH'S import special features a group with a dumb name that sounds like a cross between a marine crustacean and a Hostess snack cake (ever stop to think how embarrassing it is to champion groups like the Raspberries, Ducks Deluxe, Winkies, etc., when there are so many respectably tagged aggregations like Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Genesis, and – what elegant, simple eloquence – Yes?).

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