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Southside Johnny: Under The Rotting Boardwalk

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 5 July 1986

Away from the air conditioned ivory towers of LA and NY, America's recession has thrown together pop and populous. Latest formal link is Jersey's Artists for Mankind, one of whom is former Springsteen spar SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY LYON. On the East Coast's disintegrating playground, Gavin Martin finds new value in traditional sounds.

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