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The Philadelphia Story, Early Sixties Style: What It Was, Was Pud

Greg Shaw, Fusion, October 1972

It all started in 1959, perhaps rock 'n' roll's bleakest year. Buddy Holly had gone down in flames over N. Dakota, Little Richard had gone off to theological school, Jerry Lee Lewis was persona non grata on American airwaves since he'd married a kissin' cousin of tender years, and Chuck Berry was about to be sent away for four years because an over-enthusiastic female fan had been caught crossing a state line in the trunk of his car.

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