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Crystal Gayle: Apollo, Victoria, London

Richard Williams, The Times, 6 March 1981

EVER SENSITIVE to shifting tastes, and spurred on by furious competition for the advertising dollar, American pop radio stations change their formats with disconcerting frequency. One major chain, which, operates stations across the continent, recently explained its rejection of rock and conversion to country music in these startling terms: "We believe that we all grew up to be cowboys."

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