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Eric Burdon: If You're Gonna Be a Big Star, You Gotta Play the Game

Jim Esposito, The Gainesville Sun, 23 February 1975

2024 NOTE: One of several stories I freelanced for the Gainesville Sun after I'd moved there to go the University of Florida but just dropped out. The autograph wall I allude to is the same one Howlin' Wolf signed in a neat little backstage report I'd written only a few months before, also archived on Rock's Backpages. College Days (Daze?). I was heavily into the New Journalism of Tom Wolfe and Gay Talese. Perhaps you can tell.

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