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Peter Stanfield: Pin-Ups 1972 (Reaktion)

Barney Hoskyns, The Critic, August 2022

ROCK'N'ROLL years are all the rage these days. Ever since Jon Savage published his monumental 1966 (in 2015), the anni – particularly the 1970s – have been going like hot cakes. David Browne took 1970, David Hepworth grabbed 1971. Ronald Brownstein laid claim to 1974, while former Orange Juice drummer Steven Daly is – as I write – ring-fencing the tipping-point year that was 1975. Perhaps pop historians should make bids on other available years: would 1979 be worth more than, say, 1985?

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