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Bill Fay: Tomorrow Never Knows

Rob Young, Wire, The, March 2005

AFTER MAKING TWO OF THE FINEST BUT OVERLOOKED APOCALYPTIC SINGER-SONGWRITER ALBUMS OF THE EARLY 70S — WITH JAZZ ARRANGER MIKE GIBBS AND FREE GUITARIST RAY RUSSELL — BILL FAY DROPPED OFF THE MAP, LEAVING LISTENERS TO SPECULATE WILDLY ABOUT HIS FATE. AS FAY'S CATALOGUE IS REISSUED THIS MONTH, ALONG WITH A PREVIOUSLY UNHEARD THIRD LP FEATURING GUITARIST GARY SMITH, ROB YOUNG DISCOVERS THE SINGER ALIVE AND WELL, AND STILL POURING OUT A RIVER OF SONG.

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