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The Rolling Stones: Beggars Banquet (London)

Paul Nelson, Hullabaloo, February 1969

AS JUST about everybody knows, there is a widespread back-to-the-basics movement going on right now in today's rock scene. Translated into records, this means that Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Their Satanic Majesties Request are "out," and that the new Rolling Stones album, Beggars Banquet, heralded to lead us into the promised land, is "in." Such are the vagaries of rock criticism.

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