Jon Tiven, Spoonful, 1972
I MEAN, just because Humble Pie are the most exciting live band I've ever witnessed in the past seven years, that's no reason for me to be writing my 5th feature article and/or review of them. It might interest you that of those 5 articles/reviews, 3 of them were rejected by major magazines due to the fact that they presented the band in a favorable light, and of the others, one was edited beyond recognition. I can't believe that Humble Pie have "made it" at last, but I'm happy for them. I mean, they deserve it a hell of a lot more than the shit-heavy bands like Sabbath, Funk, and their ilk that receive fabulously laudatory reviews because of their crude charm. Humble Pie's got no trace of a non-polished area on its entire surface, and their live performances are as tight (and enjoyable) as the first and fourth Led Zep albums.
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