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Katrina & The Waves: Doing Swimmingly

Iman Lababedi, Creem, October 1985

ONE OF THE real pleasures in chronicling the popular music business is in watching the heady excess of overnight stardom. For instance, in the Christmas of 1983 I spent a day with a pleasant young singer, driving down to New Jersey with her for a spot on the Uncle Floyd Show, discussing feminism, lesbianism, rebellion. A thoroughly enjoyable time. The young singer was Cyndi Lauper.

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