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Dr. Cooper and Mr. Hyde: Alice Cooper

By Lenny Kaye, Contributor

"I'm a boy and I'm a man!" Alice Cooper proclaimed in his 1971 breakthrough hit, "I'm Eighteen," and straddling that cusp, drawing a borderline between his performance self and his private life, has also enabled him to enjoy a long and celebrated career. Unlike many performers who walk the jagged edge of shock and awwww... he has understood (and not always easily), over the course of four decades, that there are those who live their… more »