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Steve Marriott: All Or Nothing

Cliff Jones, MOJO, December 1994

The late Steve Marriott was, in his prime, a writer of transcendent English pop songs. He was, to the end, a blues and soul shouter of the first rank. So why was he never elected to the rock aristocracy? The answer is that Steve Marriott could have had it all — but he decided he was happier with nothing.

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