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Colin Blunstone: One Year After

John Tobler, Let It Rock, February 1973

Nowadays, degrees and A levels are almost as common rock musicians as they are among aspiring rock critics. But it was headline news back in 1964 when a group of Hertfordshire sixth-formers threw it all over to become full-time pop musicians, when their first record ‘She’s Not There’ was a hit.

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