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The Wackers: Hot Wacks

Ben Edmonds, Creem, July 1972

HAVING NOTHING more pressing to tackle than a watered-down bourbon and some hotel room TV on one March mid-afternoon in New York, I happened to get plugged into Take A Giant Step, one of the numerous spin-off crutches devised for the children of Sesame Street Nation. After the expected amount of hip psychological cortizone, the announcer –some mini-Mod from Long Island – introduced a rock and roll band called the Wackers.

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