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Mick Houghton: I've Always Kept a Unicorn – The Biography of Sandy Denny

Barney Hoskyns, The Guardian, 21 February 2015

WHAT, HYPOTHETICALLY, would have happened if Sandy Denny had tried out for The Voice UK? Would Rita and Ricky and and Sir Tom have turned at the sound of her artless and piercing mezzo-soprano? Or would they have deemed it too natural, not showy or melismatic enough? And if any of them had turned, would they have been disappointed by the dumpy, unglamorous gal in the floral smock and bellbottom jeans who stood there in the glare?

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