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David Hepworth: Uncommon People – The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars

Erik Himmelsbach, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 16 November 2017

IT'S PROBABLY SAFE TO assume that most of us have wanted to be a rock star at some point in our lives. The impulse is usually fleeting, however, and instead, we embrace the ritual of vicariously basking in the glory of the genuine article, the sort of glory that borders on rapture.

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