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Lester Bangs

Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs (December 13, 1948 – April 30, 1982) was an American music journalist, author, and musician. He wrote for Creem and Rolling Stone magazines and was known for his leading influence in rock music criticism.

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    The first mistake of Art is to assume that it’s serious.
    Lester Bangs (1948–1982)

    I think that if most guys in America could somehow get their fave-rave poster girl in bed and have total license to do whatever they wanted with this legendary body for one afternoon, at least 75 percent of the guys in the country would elect to beat her up.
    —Lester Bangs (1948–1982)

    Young men all of us—we’ve got to be. You know why? I’ll give you two good reasons. We jump out of planes, and guys shoot at us.
    Alvah Bessie, Ranald MacDougall, and Lester Cole. Raoul Walsh. Captain Nelson (Errol Flynn)