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02Born To Ruin

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May As Well

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12War Of Attrition

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    War Of Attrition
    Album
    Get Olde Second Wind
    Artist
    Crying
    Label
    Run for Cover Records
    Released
    1969

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New Mix: The Velvet Underground, Belle & Sebastian, Grouper, More

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James Williamson On World Cafe

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La Isla Bonita

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Messing With Perfection: Why The Flaming Lips Took On 'Sgt. Pepper'

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