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Malcolm McLaren: Where The Buffalo Roam

Deanne Pearson, Face, The, December 1982

• Svengali turned singer Malcolm McLaren has — canny as ever — recorded one of the debut singles of the year, 'Buffalo Gals', after months of crazed tape-machine-touting travels around the globe with producer Trevor Horn. It's a South Bronx "scratch" version of a Tennessee mountain hillbilly dance call, as he explained from the dangerously exotic location of a New York hotel room...

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