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Don Snowden, Rock Around The World, 5 March 1977

A FULL DECADE has passed since the rolling organ chords of 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' heralded the arrival of The Summer Of Love. Ten years that have seen the metallic measure of success change from gold to platinum and a steady stream of passing fancies and one-hit wonders who reached for their place in the sun and burst just like super-novas.

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