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Wire: Not About to Die

Fred Mills, Harp, July 2006

IT'S SOMETIME in late '77 or early '78 and yours truly is toiling away at the distribution center for North Carolina record store chain the Record Bar. One day a friend of mine and I spot several cartons containing promotional copies of Wire's debut Pink Flag; fascinated by the record sleeve's striking pink and blue art, we each liberate a handful of LPs.

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