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Gene Clark

Sid Griffin, MOJO, August 1998

JUST ACROSS HOLLYWOOD Boulevard from Mann's Chinese Theatre, where the stars imprint their hands and feet in cement, stands the Roosevelt Hotel. A showplace hotel in the '30s where The Marx Brothers held clandestine script meetings with S.J. Perelman, the Roosevelt had long fallen on hard times when it was face-lifted back to much of its former glory in the early '80s. And now, in April 1991, it was hoped that some of that restored magic might rub off on the man booked in to play the hotel's Cinegrill. If all went well, this series of prestigious concerts would raise his profile in the entertainment industry no end.

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