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Family: The Original Family Way

Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 18 March 1969

FAMILY IS the most original and ambitious of the British bands that have not fully emerged from' the club circuit. I first heard them a year ago, at the old Middle Earth club in Covent Garden (now closed down). And the experience still tugs at my mind. The club had previously been a fruit warehouse: a vast, damp, bleak basement. On this occasion, the previous band had been tedious and the atmosphere was desultory and glum.

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