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Punk in New York: Blitzkreig Bop

Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 15 February 1986

"And one fine morning she turns on a New York-station / And doesn't believe what she hears at all / She started dancing to that fine fine music / You know her life was saved by rock and roll." (The Velvet Underground, 1970)

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