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Is This The Woman Who Invented Rock & Roll?: The Deborah Chessler Story

Greil Marcus, Rolling Stone, 24 June 1993

IN AN EARLY EPISODE of Homicide: Life on the Street, Barry Levinson's recent TV series about a team of Baltimore cops, the detective played by Ned Beatty is mooning over the coroner. Beatty's character is fat, divorced, aging: "I'm forty-eight," he says. "Approximately." He can't work up the nerve to ask the doctor for a date and he's miserable.

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