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The Jon Butcher Experience

Vernon Gibbs, New Look, February 1986

WHAT HAPPENS when you're black, play mean rock guitar in a band with three white boys, and you wear headbands and an Afro and a sporty mustache — all this at a time when the media is intent on force-feeding a so-called "sixties revival"?

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