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Manfred Mann's Mike d'Abo

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 10 February 1968

MICHAEL D'ABO is anxiously searching for Michael d'Abo. At his London home he and I looked everywhere for him with the assistance of a beautiful (so as not to hurt Mike's feelings) boss-eyed Siamese cat called Alfie. We looked for him in his scrapbook, where he was displayed as a bonny baby and grinning sheepishly from bandy-legged teenage football teams. He could be seen smiling from beneath a boater as a member of the Band of Angels and finally at his mother's house in Sussex having tea on the lawn with the Manfreds.

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