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Cities in Rock 4: Heston, Wallington, and Ripley, Southwest of London, U.K.

August 17, 2013 by

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I’ve been making an empirical study of the nature of classic rock. Assuming that stations with “Q” in their call letters are straightforwardly canonical, I have been looking over the playlists and trying to derive, a la Northrup Frye, the qualities that make classic rock classic rock. Like any genre, I realize that no particular […]