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How Sir Elton Recovered His Cool

Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 2004

WHEN THE VERY first psychedelic rock star, William Blake, declared that the fool who persists in his folly shall become wise, he hit on a cogent point about music illuminati. Any rock figure, no matter how preposterous, need only exhibit the stamina of an ox and a self-mocking humour, and they will become hip. Eventually.

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