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The Fleshtones: Max's Kansas City, New York NY

Alan Betrock, New York Rocker, November 1977

THE FLESHTONES at The Village Gate were fun (not funny), like somewhat talented High Schoolers of the past apeing the newest sounds of the Shadows, Stones, Paul Revere. The Standells, and Yardbirds. There were flashes, even entire songs, that rose to the occasion and reached towards exalted spheres, but 'nostalgic fog' being what it is, I remained partially unmoved and highly unconvinced.

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