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Has Frisco Gone Commercial?

Michael Lydon, The New York Times, 24 November 1968

 

SAN FRANCISCO — In the heady first days of the "San Francisco Sound," someone dubbed the city the "Liverpool of the USA." The title, though it then seemed grand — were the next Beatles really in our midst? — unconsciously predicted an unhappy ending. After all, the Mersey Sound had left the Mersey behind as fast as it was able.

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