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Smokey: No Smokey Without Fire…

Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 2 August 1975

THE NEWS that Chinn and Chapman had signed a new band was predictably greeted by the music business with one big yawn. What would this lot be, we wondered? A group that dressed up as members of a nudist camp? Or maybe a gang of three-year-olds waving rattles at each other?

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