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The Bay City Rollers: Bay City Rollers

Gene Sculatti, Creem, December 1975

THE ARCHIES WERE the most radical rock 'n' roll group of the last seven years. And it's about time everybody owned up to their considerable accomplishments; the invisible gum gang proved for once and for all the absolute pre-eminence of the record over such throw-away accessories as the dust sleeve, the cash advance or the Artist, setting the stage for the ultimate, inevitable arrival of the most prominent aspect of rock of the 70's: the disintegrating role of the performer in rock 'n' roll. Period.

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