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The Road Less Traveled: Pavement's Crooked Path to Stardom

Jason Cohen, Rolling Stone, 14 July 1994

FOR A BAND that is decidedly reticent about the prospect of mass exposure, Pavement are awfully good at getting it. In their earliest days, when nobody had really heard of them and their individual identities were somewhat secret, they managed to float a widely reported rumor regarding a guest appearance on Beverly Hills, 90210 that went awry when the band got into a fistfight with Jason Priestley.

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