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Dr Feelgood: Looking Back

Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, November 1995

It is but one of life’s minor ironies that both Sid James and Lee Brilleaux, two of England’s best-loved and most sadly-missed postwar icons of Diamond Geezerdom, were actually native South Africans. Said irony is further compounded by the fact that Lee Brilleaux helmed what was undoubtedly the finest blues-based British band to emerge between Peter Green’s departure from Fleetwood Mac and, oohh, sometime next week.

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