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The Raspberries: At Carnegie Hall, September 26, 1973

Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, November 1973

FOR THE RASPBERRIES, this night was something special. They had been waiting almost a decade to play in New York, and this was their debut (they almost made it to N.Y. last year when, at the last moment, their backup spot on the Hollies tour was terminated). They opened with a few measures from 'Ticket To Ride', which led into 'I Wanna Be With You', and the energy level was high with Eric straining in the higher registers and Wally slashing sway at his guitar.

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