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MC5: Back In The USA (Atlantic)

Ben Edmonds, Fusion, 20 March 1970

WHAT A difference a year can make. This time last year the MC5 were riding high on the crest of the biggest hype in the business. Granted that they were not really the source; the hype was created principally to justify their weird existence to the mass market. Revolution as very much in vogue, and the MC5 seemed tailor-made for the role of standard bearers. "Kick out the jams motherfuckers!", and John Sinclair sat back and smiled.

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