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‘Love’ takes a trip back to NYC’s ’70s music scene

By Liz Raftery
Globe Correspondent / November 17, 2011

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Will Hermes’ “Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever’’ traces the music scene in New York City from 1973 to 1977, spanning funk parties in the Bronx to burgeoning punk life on the Lower East Side and everything in between.

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LOVE GOES TO BUILDINGS ON FIRE:

Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever

By Will Hermes

Faber and Faber, 368 pp., illustrated, $30