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The Stone Roses: The Long Goodbye

Dave Simpson, Melody Maker, 9 November 1996

After their disastrous performance at this year's Reading Festival, the general consensus was that THE STONE ROSES should do the decent thing and split up. Last week, they did. It may have been a sad and shabby end for the band, but nothing can diminish the glorious music they once produced or the devotion they inspired at their peak

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