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Cowboy Junkies: Whites Off Earth Now!!

Stephen Dalton, Vox, April 1991

PICTURE THE SCENE in 1986. The Junkies are lurking in their garage with a two-track machine and single microphone, ready for a jam session. But wait! Margo hasn't prepared any lyrics Never mind — lift a few off brother Michael's collection of blues and Bruce Springsteenalbums.

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