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Mr. Fox and Steeleye Span: Electric Folk – The Second Generation

Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 9 January 1971

NOW WE'VE had a chance to hear Mr. Fox and Steeleye Span properly, it is clear that we are already into the second generation of electric folk. The new paths that each of these exciting new groups is charting are already beginning to make some of the once revolutionary innovations of better established electric folk bands sound rather tame.

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