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Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables (IRS SP70014)

Jon Young, Trouser Press, June 1981

CHANCES ARE you have an opinion about the Dead Kennedys even if you've never heard their music. Provocation is the name of the game; a slur on one of America's most revered families has more impact these days than any literal obscenity. Tacky, huh?

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