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Alex Harvey: It Pays To Hang Tough

Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, January 1975

"MAYBE I'M GETTING old," says Alex Harvey, sounding a bit puzzled. "It may be that simple." It's a bit of a laugh, after listening to so many 25-year-old rock 'n' rollers lament over and lash out at that terrifying prospect, to hear it from someone who's a rising star at the age of 39.

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