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Georgia Satellites: Fire The Retro Rockets

Jeff Tamarkin, Creem, April 1987

"CREEM WAS always my favorite magazine when I was a kid," Rick Richards is saying, dreams of Boy Howdy running through his mind. "I remember when Lester Bangs and Lou Reed were described as two one-legged men having an ass-kicking contest. They were arguing about Metal Machine Music. I listened to Metal Machine Music three or four times. I guess I deserve a gold record for that." Or platinum. Or a white coat with no laces.

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