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Todd Rundgren: Initiation

Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, July 1975

INITIATION IS A RECORD in two senses of the word. That is to say, it's a world record, as Todd Rundgren has been at pains to point out – the longest duration of any single LP, 68:11. Todd hopes this dubious distinction (I can think of albums less than one-third its length – More Greatest Hits by the Dave Clark Five, for one – with more musical impact; it's all in how you use it) will qualify it for the Guinness Book.

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