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The Rolling Stones: This Horrible Lot – Not Quite What They Seem

Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 21 March 1964

"BUT WOULD YOU LIKE your daughter to marry one?" is what you ask yourself about the Rolling Stones. They've done terrible things to the musical scene – set it back, I would say, by about eight years.

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