Music: The Resounding Abdomen

"It's the total ultimate." Superlatives, however redundant, fall easily these days from the lips of Dan Hartman, 23, bass guitarist with the blues-rocking Edgar Winter Group. And why not? Hartman is the proud owner of a new set of threads that just may revolutionize the look of a rock concert. Let the Doobie Brothers attire their drummer in stars and stripes that blink on and off in tune to the big beat. Let Elton John wear trousers that explode. Hartman tops them all with the Guitar Suit, a $5,000, one-piece, silverized affair that makes...

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