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Will Success Spoil B.B. King?

Tony Russell, Cream, January 1972

ANY ARTIST who becomes noticeably successful soon has the more inquisitive, the harder-to-satisfy, of his followers asking ‘What’s he going to do now?’. Some sit back and wait for a sell-out, half-hoping to be able to feel offended enough to go to concerts and shout ‘Judas!’

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