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Dokken: All Bozos On This Bus!

Bill Holdship, Creem, March 1985

IT'S ELECTION DAY in America, and I'm in Washington, D.C. Several miles away, Ronnie & Nancy are celebrating the fact that most Americans have decided to keep the eagle on the mountaintop. Meanwhile, I'm sitting in a cavernous arena watching a heavy metal band called Dokken open a show for Ronnie James Dio. The music is LOUD, Dokken have the moves and sound down pat, and the Washington headbangers are out in full force.

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