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Soul, Man: New York Johnny meets L.A. Jane for a Medium Massage

Vernon Gibbs, Crawdaddy!, November 1974

L.A. IS A great big freeway they say, pay a hundred down and buy a car, if you don't you won't get very far. Tooling down gaudy Sunset Boulevard on a typical smog-smeared Los Angeles afternoon, the cab driver is busily pointing out the sights to the first-time visitor whose New York cool is being steadily chipped away by the lethargic fantasy-world that calls itself a city.

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