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The Cramps: Palladium, New York

Susin Shapiro, The Village Voice, 12 November 1979

PUNK AND PUMPKINS at the Palladium, turned for a night into a seance for Houdini. Garish garb and glorious: the human Quaalude, a walking cassette tape, a rocket-ship made of flesh, a shark, plenty of batpersons and cowpersons, chicks dressed as Iggy, Zjggy, and Miss Piggy.

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