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Family's Roger Chapman: Aff His Heid?

Ed Jones, Cracker, 15 January 1972

AS ROGER CHAPMAN of Family burst on to the Empire Theatre stage the other night, the ecstatic roars from the audience were counterpointed by knowing comments – "He's aff his heid!", "Shit, man, he's really spaced!" – as Chapman lurched unpredictably about the stage, building dramatic tension until the whole band roared off into a stomping opener.

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