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Claire Hamill

Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 15 February 1975

SHE CAME down to London from fields afar, a cute little northern lass who was gonna be Britain's new first lady of rock. They all loved Claire Hamill, a girl of barely 17 with a gutsy voice and a bubbling style. This kid was gonna be HUGE.

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