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Peter Shapiro: Turn the Beat Around

Robert Sandall, Sunday Times, The, 17 July 2005

GIVEN ITS frivolous image and naff rituals – fright wigs and flares, revolving glitterballs and girls dancing around their handbags – a serious book about disco sounds, on the face of it, like a doomed enterprise; the study of something that doesn't warrant studying by somebody who quite possibly does.

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