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Hawkwind: Space Rock with Humor

Jim Sullivan, Boston Globe, The, 23 November 1990

CULT BANDS tend to suffer the slings and arrows of the non-believers, and Hawkwind, perhaps England's quintessential cult band, knows it better than most. They've been playing at it – in one form or another, with a myriad of lineup shifts – for two decades, pursuing a usually unfashionable space-rock sound. Not only have they been slagged by England's rock press, they've often been ignored, says founder-leader Dave Brock, on the phone from his isolated farm in Devon.

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