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Speedy Keen: Speedy Words and Speedy Keen

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 5 May 1973

JOHN 'SPEEDY' KEEN is the rock and roll war-horse who wrote 'Something In The Air' for Thunderclap Newman. He's recovered from that – scarred of mind but sound of spirit – to produce a solo album, titled Previous Convictions, which my colleague Roy Carr thinks is the greatest thing since sliced bread.

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