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Jimmy Nail: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 15 April 1995

THIS ISN'T Jimmy Nail's First crack at rock stardom. In the seventies, the glowering Geordie was lead vocalist of a deservedly obscure punk group called the Crabs. But it took several years of TV fame before he could again indulge his penchant for singing.

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