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Wishbone Ash: A Surge of Greatness

Steve Turner, Beat Instrumental, December 1971

Wishbone may seem to have suddenly emerged as this year's brightest hope but as with all overnight success it's been a hard slog. The wrong question to ask them is, 'What was the biggest break you got?' because they claim to have built up their following gradually over the years. "We all think positively," says Andy 'Snap' Powell. "Mites (their manager) had great faith in us. He'd tell us we were '’gonna be the goddam greatest’. We've always had faith in each other as well."

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