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The Rolling Stones: What Makes the Stones Keep Rolling

Philip Norman, The Sunday Times, Fall 1981

THE JOHN F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia, is a bleak circle of red-tinted stone, with colonnades and sub-Gothic arch-ways recalling some nineteenth century British colonial fort. This afternoon, September 25, 1981, the fort has long since surrendered to the mutineers.

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