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The Lovin' Spoonful: Singles As and Bs

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, March 2006

DO YOU BELIEVE in the magic of a great pop song? The Lovin' Spoonful did. On 1965's jaunty 'Do You Believe In Magic', their first big hit, John Sebastian wrote about that magic ("how the magic's in the music and the music's in me...") while giving living melodic form to it.

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