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A Madonna Discography: The First Decade

Danny (Shredder) Weizmann, LA Weekly, 1990

THE ABBREVIATED HISTORY of music: first some guy banged on a rock in a cave somewhere: later there was Missing Persons, and now there’s Madonna. Neither the homo erectus nor Dale Bozzio realized that the public was getting sick of all that goofy new-wave hammering, but someone did, and Madonna sprang up on the scene like a jack-in-the-box from some unwritten Philip K. Dick novel, rolling out the future on a newest wave of power, sex and artificial rhythm.

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