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Increasing numbers of people are turning their backs on cities that have grown unlivable, and on society with it's increasing complexity, plastic technology and dehumanization--and doing just that, moving to farms and communes. And where they go, music goes too--but many have found that 100,000 watts don't seem quite right in the middle of a cornfield . . . so more and more are swinging back to acoustic music. "These people did this study and found that music by groups like Led Zepplin actually stunted growth of plants," one guitar player said. "Plants have good sense--maybe they're trying to tell us something."

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