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Sly and the Family Stone: Bournemouth Opera House

Jim Irvin, MOJO, August 2007

YOU'RE A LIFE-LONG fan of a band that fell apart long before you were old enough to see them play. Suddenly, you hear that the greatest rock-funk supertroop of our lifetime, fronted by its gifted, troubled leader is back in shape and on the road again, coming to Europe...and is booked to play an 1800 capacity club in Bournemouth! It's crazy enough to be true. It'd be rude not to go.

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