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Cream: They Play Blues, Not Superstar

Richard Goldstein, Village Voice, The, 5 October 1967

IT'S SATURDAY night at the Village Theatre, New York's sad-eyed answer to the Fillmore-Avalon scene. Under the marquee, Slavs gape and Ratner's rejects mourn the loss of Second Avenue. "Paul Muni used to play here," they mutter in mink-trimmed dismay. "Oh yeah?" answers a rakish redhead, lifting his heads absently to the skies. "What group was he with?"

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