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Aesthetics of Outrage

Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 26 November 1971

Update, 2020. "Perverted, outrageous, violent, repulsive, ugly, tasteless. A travesty. That's what's good about them". This was a quote about the Rolling Stones, recorded around 1970 by Bill Wyman in his newsletter for fans. Ha, I thought to myself, that's exactly what I believe. Then reading on, I realised that Bill was quoting me! Fame at last!

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