Music: Handstands and Fluent Fusion

If 1969 was the year of the supergroup, 1970 will most likely go down in history as the year rock began searching for a superman. The candidates have come from everywhere—especially from such fretfuL or dissent-ridden groups as the Beatles, Jefferson Airplane and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. One reason behind the search for individualism is that youth in America, as elsewhere, has become less interested in rock as a mind-blowing communal expression and more curious about what individual musicians may have to say. What the rock world seems to need right now, therefore, is a high-talented, low-keyed, protest-free approach to...

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