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Elliott Murphy: Last of the Rock & Roll Stars?

Dave Marsh, Creem, January 1974

UNLIKE THE everyday American pop star, Elliott Murphy doesn't need to demand attention when he enters a room; he just walks in, and he's got it. His ash blonde hair and his silver sunglasses, his snow white pants and shirt, set off perfectly by a Levi jacket and snakeskin boots make Murphy look like he has just been returned from the dry cleaners.

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