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Thunderclap Newman

Thunderclap Newman

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"I'm gonna make you a star" said Pete Townshend to Thunderclap Newman... and he meant it!

Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 28 June 1969

NOBODY REALLY expects anything connected with the Who to be quite normal, but with Thunderclap Newman, Pete Townshend has come up with a gem. Apart ...

Galloping Across The Downs And A Brief Chat About Bix With Mister Thunderclap Newman

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 28 June 1969

SOME WEEKS ago, I went horse riding with Thunderclap Newman. ...

The Crazy World Of Thunderclap Newman

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 19 July 1969

WHO IS THIS strange, Pickwickian character, rumbling and bumbling gaily into the pop scene? ...

The Move: 'Curly' (A&M); Thunderclap Newman: 'Something in the Air' (Track)

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 18 October 1969

MY FELLOW devotees of what is frequently referred to as rock and roll's English sound should, on finishing this sentence, rush out willy-nilly in excited ...

Thunderclap Newman: Hollywood Dream (Track/Atlantic Sd8264); The Grateful Dead: Vintage Dead (Sunflower/MGM 5001)

Review by Vernon Gibbs, Columbia Daily Spectator, 15 October 1970

A LIST OF exceptional recent releases would have to include Neil Young's After the Gold Rush, The Voices of East Harlem's Right On — Be ...

From Out Of The Shadows Comes Speedy Keen

Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, July 1975

IF SOMEONE EVER asked me to compile a list of my ten favourite singles of all time I'd have five 'definites' straight away and about ...

Speedy Keen, 1945-2002

Obituary by Alan Clayson, The Guardian, 6 July 2002

SPEEDY KEEN, who has died suddenly aged 56, was a mainstay of Thunderclap Newman, the pop outfit responsible for the anthemic 'Something In The Air', ...

One Hit Wonder: 'Something In The Air'

Retrospective and Interview by Kieron Tyler, MOJO '60s, 2011

Thunderclap Newman's ethereal anthem nailed 1969's rebel Zeitgeist. Then the rows started... ...

see also Speedy Keen


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