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Mac Curtis, Matchbox: St. Helier Arms, Carshalton

Cliff White, New Musical Express, 16 September 1978

TIME HAS seldom dealt lightly with '50s rock'n'rollers. Be they the white country-based variety or the black R 'n 'B guys, the majority of survivors from that era are ravaged caricatures of their teenage selves, even those who are still gamely rocking on for posterity.

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