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Alex Harvey: Harvey's History Lesson

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 7 August 1976

ALEX, WHAT would your reaction be, apart from grabing me by the throat, if I said the music and image of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band goes right over the heads of your audience; that they just regard you as another good boogie band; and other, potential, fans are put off by the aura of violence that seems to surround you?

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