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Simon Price, Independent on Sunday, 3 August 2003

IT WAS A STROKE of genius, when you think about it. Call it the Clive Dunn Factor, if you will. When Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill decided, a quarter of a century ago, to make themselves look like old men, they ensured that by the time they eventually did become old men – i.e. now (they're 53) – nobody would have noticed them age in the slightest.

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