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A Quiet Word In Your Ear

Robert Sandall, Q, November 1989

Aerosmith? Mere jumpers on the heavy metal bandwagon? Struggling Stones-meet-Zeppelin copyists? Run-DMC’s backing band? For years they’ve been one of the America’s biggest, most influential bands — and keen devotees of the health-free lifestyle — but overseas their fame has proved oddly unexportable. "We were afraid to go through Customs," they explain to Robert Sandall...

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