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Taj Mahal

Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, 4 January 1969

"WHAT I'M AFRAID of," says Taj Mahal, watching the sun set on Sunset, "are these closet fascists, the guy workin' unloadin' trucks scared to death that some Negro is going to take his job, an' you know he votes for Wallace. You know, what some of us are doing here in California, our step forward, is unique to our position and condition. And it comes as a slap in the face to a lot of people. Hell, just go over here a few miles to Orange County and you'll see a whole other thing, those kids over there aren't like these kids over here."

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