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Nik Cohn: Rock Dreamer

Jon Wilde, Uncut, January 2006

He inspired Townshend and Bowie to create Tommy and Ziggy Stardust, wrote the article that became Saturday Night Fever and penned the greatest pop book ever. Now he's turned into a New Orleans hip hop impresario. Uncut meets Nik Cohn.

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