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The Ramones: Rainbow Theatre, London

Jon Savage, Sounds, 14 January 1978

VERMILION, AFTERWARDS (taking in with a sweep of her arm the splendid rococo-deco vastness of the Rainbow gallery): "Rock'n'roll belongs in the pits, not here". Which may go a little way toward explaining a small, yet buzzing/persistent sense of dislocation about tonight... might be familiar now for punk groups to tread the Rainbow's vastness but no contempt! Reputations shiver and die somewhere between the press pit and the outer circle...

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