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Robbie Robertson: Testimony

Clinton Heylin, Spectator, The, 21 January 2017

THE RECENT SPATE of rock memoirs has proved one of the less rewarding sub-genres in the post-digital Gutenberg galaxy. Obeying few rules of a good read, they usually suggest a variant on Frank Zappa's biting assessment of rock journalists: "People who can't write, ghosting for people who can't talk, targeting people who can't read."

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