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What a Drag
(Melody Maker, 1971-10-30)

Alice Cooper, the rather unusual American "entertainer", flew into London last Thursday accompanied by his snake. The couple gave a visually zany, but...

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Caught In The Act
(Melody Maker, 1971-11-13)

Alice Cooper gave a most moving performance at London's Rainbow Theatre on Sunday night. She made me want to move right out of the theatre; out of the...

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Interview
(Melody Maker, 1972-07-01)

The cannon has just arrived from Warner Bros, Burbank, and stood impressively in the large ballroom at Alice's surrealistic mansion. Alice fondled the...

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Michael Watts reports on Friday's sensational - and controversial concert
(Melody Maker, 1972-07-15)

"Alice Cooper simply reflects to what lengths a group must go to tickle the jaded palate of an American youth dulled with cheap wine and downers...the...

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Alice Is Still Swinging ~ By The Neck
(Melody Maker, 1972-11-18)

The kids at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, were yelling "Alice, Alice, Alice" at the top of their voices in deafening unison as the object of their emoti...

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Alice: an obituary
(Melody Maker, 1973-03-17)

The rock world today mourns the death of Alice Cooper who was accidently killed last night when the safety screws failed on the guillotine he uses in ...

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Alice Lives!
(Melody Maker, 1973-03-24)

A fierce onslaught of phone calls - more than Osmondrama or Cassidymania produced - struck the MM office following last week's "obituary" story which ...

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Alice On Bordom
(Melody Maker, 1973-03-31)

The unlit Marquee of the Capitol Theatre, situated on the corner of a cold, dark, windswept street in the New York suburbs of Porchester, advertises: ...

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Killer comes home!
(Melody Maker, 1973-04-14)

Alice Cooper and Howard Kaylan are grappling with each other on the floor of the Roostertail, a Detroit night club whose wall of windows looks across ...

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No More Mr Nice Guy Single Review
(Melody Maker, 1973-04-21)

A breezy tune that lacks some of the impact ("How dare you," reader Susan Catsmeat, Harrow), of previous hits, and as it is readily available on the l...

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Mr. Nice Guy!
(Melody Maker, 1973-06-02)

In a week when Britain was rocked and rolled by the sexual confessions of leading members of Her Majesty's government, another scandal shook the very ...

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Alice Cooper debags Nixon
(Melody Maker, 1973-06-09)

ALICE COOPER, in the final week of their giant American tour, came up with another great gimmick at the end of their Sunday show at New York's Madison...

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Alice Cooper: Patron Saint of Trash
(Melody Maker, 1973-09-29)

At age seven Vincent Furnier was playing in his back garden, down in Phoenix, Arizona, when he found a baby King Snake. He took it home and watched it...

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A Clown Like Alice
(Melody Maker, 1973-12-01)

One covets his cash, another makes a deal with a midget pimp, the other three monkey around. After some 40 minutes of thick rock, the guys, bleeding a...

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Government threat to Stones, Alice
(Melody Maker, 1973-12-08)

An anti-censorship committee has been set up to fight the new pornography bill which, they claim, threatens the freedom of rock musicians. They fear t...

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Alice: A Christmas Chiller
(Melody Maker, 1973-12-22)

The great Sherlock Holmes, cleverly disguised as MM investigator Chris Charlesworth, pulls his deerstalker over his eyes and sets forth on his most da...

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TV Warlock Role for Alice
(Melody Maker, 1974-01-19)

ALICE COOPER will be making his first non-singing appearance on American television mid - way through March in a TV movie entitled 'The Snoop Sisters'...

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Bored with babies, out-shocked by The Exorcist and his snake's dead, now...
(Melody Maker, 1974-03-23)

At the end of the second evening of his three-day trip to London, after a gruelling schedule of interviews for the press, radio and TV, Alice Cooper w...

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Alice's house burns down
(Melody Maker, 1974-06-24)

The Alice Cooper Mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut, was razed to the ground by fire last week. At the time Alice was in Los Angeles, but damage to the...

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Solo Alice
(Melody Maker, 1974-08-03)

Alice Cooper plus two members of his band - drummer Neal Smith and guitarist Michael Bruce - are planning seperate solo albums. But reports of a split...

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Alice's Crazy Daydream
(Melody Maker, 1974-09-07)

Spin off into the endgame, skydivers, with ol' snake-eyes and the gang's Greatest hits, a real hotchpotch hoola of the most deranged rock 'n' roll to ...

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Alice Cooper: solo album with Lou Reed's musicians
(Melody Maker, 1974-10-05)

Alice Cooper was back in New York this week playing golf with his biographer, New York author Steven Gaines. Gaines is writing Alice's story with full...

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Tee with Alice
(Melody Maker, 1974-10-12)

Chris Charlesworth has a round – of golf, that is – with Alice Cooper in New York and finds the ghoul of rock is a little concerned about his imag...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1974-12-21)

Alice Cooper’s tour manager, Dave Liebert, is the only roadie to have two gold albums – he got them when he was a member of The Happenings. Alice ...

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Quotes
(Melody Maker, 1974-12-28)

IF Bela Lugosi did an interview and said that everybody should suck blood, then I would say he'd be adding to violence. If Alice said in an interview ...

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Alice solo tour!
(Melody Maker, 1975-01-11)

Concert dates are being finalised for a massive Alice Cooper tour, in which the master of macabre and gore goes solo for the first time. Alice's new a...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1975-01-18)

Alice Cooper made his first appearance on a TV talk show this week on CBS's Mike Douglas show. Cooper appeared with actor Ryan O'Neal and Peter Falk. ...

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Cooper Signs Secret Deal
(Melody Maker, 1975-01-25)

Alice Cooper has signed with Atlantic Records after five years on the Warner label. As yet the details of the deal are being kept secret, but Alice wa...

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Alice's Nightmare
(Melody Maker, 1975-02-00)

Alice Cooper was eating canned octopus, pulling the pieces out of the can and popping them into his mouth with his fingers. He stuck a livid chunk, co...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1975-02-01)

Alice Cooper officially signed with Atlantic Records last week and 800 cases of Budweiser beer were shipped into Atlantic's Rockefeller Plaza offices ...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1975-02-08)

Kirshner introduced In Concert. The first show that was something of milestone in TV rock. It featured Alice Cooper and was taped at Madison Square Ga...

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Department of Youth Single Review
(Melody Maker, 1975-03-01)

A. Cooper, snake-lover, golfer, and rock singer, makes singles which despite varying degrees of camping up, are pretty basic. This is typical, a heavy...

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Welcome To My Nightmare Album Review
(Melody Maker, 1975-03-15)

Well, here's another Alice Cooper album which will crawl off into the pile and take up a secluded residence besides rarely played copies of "Muscle Of...

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Alice's tasteful Nightmare
(Melody Maker, 1975-04-12)

Detroit: The new Alice Cooper Revue, which opened in Chicago last week and moved on to Detroit and Cincinnati, is yet another step forward in the grow...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1975-04-21)

Alice Cooper stars in his first television spectacular Welsome To My Nightmare with a special presentation of Wide World: In concert on April 25 on Am...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1975-05-03)

The much-heralded Alice Cooper TV special which was due to be aired on Friday, but which was previewed with press screenings earlier in the week prove...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1975-05-15)

It could only happen in New York department. A five-year-old beagle was presented with a gold record last week for her contributions to the title song...

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Superstars on sci-fi album
(Melody Maker, 1975-05-17)

John Entwistle, Alice Cooper, Jim Dandy, Frankie Miller, Jim Dewar, Maddy Prior, Nicky Hopkins, Keith Moon, Bill Burford and Justin Hayward are among ...

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Alice Cooper
(Melody Maker, 1975-09-20)

Alice Cooper's "Welcome To My Nightmare" extravaganza which was given its English premiere last Thursday at London's Wembley Empire Pool, threatened o...

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Looking After Number One
(Melody Maker, 1996-04-27)

"A dramatic, exciting production, destined to be a Number One hit and one of the great rock classics. Much as I dislike them, it has to be said, the r...

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News Report
(Melody Maker, 1997-11-01)

Alice Cooper's original guitarist, Glen Buxton, dies of complications from pneumonia on Saturday, October 18 in Clarion, Iowa. He was 49. Buxton, co-w...

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Alice Comment
(Melody Maker, 2000-06-14)

Prince Charles and Camila. Should they get married? "Oh, yeah! Of course they should - I think it`s inevitable. They`ve been going out for 42 years or...

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Singles
(Melody Maker, 2000-06-28)

Metallica - I Disappear (Hollywood): From the soundtrack of "Mission Impossible 2" comes the same blend of grunts and riffs that we've heard a hundred...

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