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Keith Altham at 80: An Appreciation

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, May 2021

TWENTY YEARS AGO, when I co-founded Rock's Backpages with Mark Pringle and Martin Colyer, one of the first names on our Wants List was Keith. Keith was the guy who made the NME hip when it was still the New Musical Express. We had to have him on RBP… or call the whole thing off.

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