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David Olney: Borderline, London

Tim Clifford, Rock's Backpages, 1 October 2003

THE QUALITY OF his writing has earned him namechecks from the late Townes Van Zandt and Steve Earle, and the likes of Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt have covered his tunes, so how come just 30 or so people turned up to hear Dave Olney play his only London date?

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