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Desert Trip: Two weekends, six classic rock acts. Which one was better? Can it be repeated?

The second weekend of the inaugural Desert Trip festival — a sort of summit meeting of six of the most esteemed figures in rock music history — illustrated their wildly divergent approaches. “Welcome to Desert Trip two!” Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger announced Friday to the 75,000 fans...
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