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Can Blue Ash Sing The Whites?

Metal Mike Saunders, Phonograph Record, January 1974

YOU REMEMBER Blue Ash. They put out an album last year that all the critics loved. It was sort of Beatle-Byrdsish, yet quite original in its way, and full of what those who are supposed to know would swear were extraordinarily commercial songs. Yet like other such albums by groups such as Big Star, the Wackers, Stories and the Raspberries, it was totally ignored by radio and the majority of the record-buying public. Stories was lucky enough to score a left-field hit single, but even that didn't draw attention to their other songs, and the rest of the groups have not done so well In fact with the exception of Blue Ash, they've all broken up or regrouped. How long can Blue Ash survive?

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