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Mirage – Tommy James and the Shondells

When the Queers covered this wonderful song (which was how i was introduced to it) they decided to leave out all the extra-song, “Wait a second” “Here it comes again,” commentary. It’s easy to see why, and how its exclusion falls into a line of better judgement, but now i’ve grown to miss it. Does music ever do things like this – picture painting within the song – any more? Or did MTV kill the need for it? Did the MTV generation kill all allowance of place for it? I don’t know what a Shondell is.

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