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The Return of Spencer Davis

Dave Marsh, Creem, March 1971

SPENCER DAVIS suffers from a peculiar affliction – his name is tied inextricably to that of Stevie Winwood, it's almost certain that, first time around at least, he's in bad shape. Even if Winwood hadn't split the Davis Group after their two smashes, (their only two, aside from a minor jam called 'Time Seller' that flitted in and out of the charts [with equal rapidity] in '68 somewhere), Davis would probably still be a non-entity.

Total word count of piece: 1997


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