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Ian Gillan Band: Mayfair, Newcastle

Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 17 June 1978

WHEN YOU'VE seen one old Deep Purple singer you haven't seen them all. It happened that a month ago I reviewed David Coverdale putting his larger-than-life body and soul into the blues with Whitesnake. Now here I was at the Mayfair to check out Ian Gillan's latest form.

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