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Kevin Ayers

Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, September 1977

BACK IN TP 16 Myron Bretholz wrote a lengthy run-down of the life and times of Kevin Ayers, English eccentric, banana artiste and wine connoisseur extraordinaire. At that time Ayers was unaffiliated with any American label and seemed destined to remain one of those "seen only in Britain, heard only on import" artists for whom we occasionally harbor a great deal of affection. Recently he had released Yes, We Have No Mananas, to me his best collection of new material since the exquisite Bananamour; though he was about to tour Britain at that time, the prospect of ever seeing Ayers stateside was indeed slim.

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