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The Most Important Band Of Your College Years
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Summer's Over, But fun.'s Just Getting Started
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It's Her Spotlight, The Band Just Lives In It
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He Keeps fun. Running
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A Summer With Fun.
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Patti Smith, Best Coast, Debo Band And More
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