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Backstage Pass: Scott Kempner Part 2: The rise of the Del-Lords

Disillusioned and discouraged, The Dictators dispersed — but never did break up. By the mid-1980s, guitarist Scott Kempner was looking for a vehicle for his songwriting, which was nothing like what was going on around him at the time. He found allies in his fight to revive real rock ’n’ roll, which was fast becoming a lost art.