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Hurricane Smith: The Sixth Beatle

Steven Rosen, Los Angeles Free Press, March 1973

HURRICANE SMITH is not your ordinary pop star. At 49, he hardly exudes the virility and youthfulness of a Rod Stewart. His music is neither loud nor visual and would probably have found sanctuary on granny’s Victrola 30 years ago. Yet the North Englishman is experiencing current public and critical acclaim over his megaphone-drone voice and jazz-cum-honky-tonk music.

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