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Cameo's Larry Blackmon (1985)

Interview by Simon Witter, Rock's Backpages Audio, July 1985

The Cameo frontman goes back and forth over his influences, the band's formation and changes over the years, philosophy, race and all kinds of fascinating stuff!

File format: mp3; in 3 parts, total file sizes: 85.7mb, total interview length: 1h 33' 37" sound quality: ***

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