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keith a
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Jul 09, 2004, 21:41
Three points here.

> that sleeve is not just tasteless and tacky, it's >symptomatic of the aristocratic cocaine-guzzling >mentality that, to my ears, had virtually destroyed >the notion of rock music as any kind of counter->cultural force by the mid-70s prior to the advent >of punk

Or, it's a past-it's-ell-by-date prof three piece auditioning for The Dooleys.

> I feel the case for the prosecution - why punk had >to happen - deserves at least to be >acknowledeged, even though I'm aware that many >on the forum will not necessarily agree with it.

I, for one, will.

>But, at the end of the day, I'd also prefer to listen >to music I like rather than sit round slagging that >which I don't.

On this we will have to agree to differ.

I love loads of music - too much in fact - but I have to say I got more pleasure reading and writing about ELP who I detest than I did in my post about the Wire DVD. And I *adore* Wire.
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