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Cleveland International Records: Ronnie Spector Breaks Cleveland!

Marty Cerf, Phonograph Record, April 1977

CLEVELANDIt's a freezing night in mid-February for this city that knows no excess in terms of its insatiable hunger for pop. Indisputably, this is the hottest breakout market, perhaps the very vortex of the pop world. Disciples of a once near forgotten rock art-form, from the entire Cleveland-Akron-Canton & Kent population will all be crushed together happily, in one room, very, late into the night. They came to dance.

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