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John's Children

Mark Paytress, MOJO, September 2002

IT'S BEEN SAID THAT IN 1967 MANAGER SIMON Napier-Bell served Marc Bolan with an ultimatum: join The Yardbirds or John's Children. The very idea of Bolan's bungling guitar exertions finding a home in Jeff Beck's virtuoso R&B band is preposterous. In John's Children, though, his inexperience would matter little.

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