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The Kinks, Cockney Rebel: Beacon Theatre, New York

Barbara Charone, Sounds, 13 December 1975

"45 MINUTES of something light and bouncy," Steve Harley promises the audience at the Beacon Theatre one brisk Friday night. Cockney Rebel launch into 'Mr Soft' as less open-minded Kinks fans parade the theatre lobby in 'GOD SAVE THE KINKS' T shirts, clutching cans of alcohol.

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