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The Early Days of the "Rock 'n' Roll Comeback" Album

Steven R Rosen, SonicBoomers.com, 2009

WHEN THE album-rock revolution hit full force in 1967, blues veterans were immediately in a great place to benefit. Revered by the new, young rock stars and guitar gods who had appropriated and updated their music, many were still middle-aged and creatively vital. So after years – decades, really – of releasing often-lo-fi singles and occasional singles-collecting albums, they were treated as possibly important acts. Royalty.

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