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Born: 1948-12-14, Escondido, California
Birth Country: USA
Died: , 1982-04-30
Occupation: Music critic, musician, author

As far as a truly radical conscience, you have to take it as part of a larger thing, that it was sort of historical inevitability that with the coming of a leaguer society people would start to use drugs a lot more then they had before.
- Lester Bangs

Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.
- Lester Bangs

It's much easier to wear a Chairman Mao button and shake your fists in the air and all that, then to actually read the Communist manifesto and things like that and actually become involved in politics.
- Lester Bangs

Most of them are pretty down records, pretty unhappy, pretty confused. Which only reflects how people in general were feeling, I mean really the sense that you get is society running down.
- Lester Bangs

The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.
- Lester Bangs

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