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Motorhead Guitarist Is Running On All Cylinders

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 10 October 1986

WURZEL BURSTON'S road to Motorhead qualifies as one of rock's more implausible success stories. Originally a drummer, Burston switched to guitar at the advanced age of 24, due mainly to the insistence of a friend.

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