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Have Guitar, Will Travel: Chris Spedding

Richard Grabel, New York Rocker, November 1978

CHRIS SPEDDING — the name that launched a thousand session credits. He's played guitar for everyone from John Cale to the Wombles, including Bryan Ferry, Jim Capaldi, Elton John, Nicky Hopkins and Roy Harper. And in the latter half of the '70's, his name has been connected with the Sex Pistols, the Vibrators, and (presently) Robert Gordon, with whom Spedding has just completed the rockabilly rebel's third album. Lastly, Spedding enjoys a cult following both here and abroad for his solo albums and a handful of pure-pop singles recorded for Mickey Most's Rak Records during the past two years.

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