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An Oldie but Goodie: Roy Buchanan

Bill Millar, Let It Rock, July 1973

FREAKS MAY BE trading in their Rory Gallagher albums for those by the new, laid-back, spaced out, country Clapton, but 'Echoes' readers know better – don't we? Roy Buchanan has played with some of the greats (Dale Hawkins, Big Al Downing, Ronnie Hawkins), some of the less than greats (Freddie Cannon) and made his first solo record fifteen years ago. In fact, you could say Roy's an oldie but goodie. It's a claim which has been overlooked in recent articles and, before he's dropped in favour of the next guitar hero, we ought to put the record straight.

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