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Steeleye Span: Steeleye Sold Out?

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 8 November 1975

WHEREFORE art thou, Span? The cry persists: "They've sold out." The denials continue. But Steeleye Span's drift towards "commercialism," especially on the new album, All Around My Hat, is sure to fan the fury of the ethnic folk lovers. The rift is widening.

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