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The Hollies: They Ain't Heavy…

Gary Pig Gold, Rock's Backpages, 18 November 2011

NEVER AS NAUGHTY as the Rolling Stones, nor as pin-up perfect as Herman's Hermits; seldom as musically adventurous as the Yardbirds, nitty-gritty as the Animals, or full-on bombastic as The Who. Of course, as truly no-one was, they just weren't as precociously talented as those Beatles either.

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