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Marshall Hooks & Co.: Hooks — determined to reach the top

Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 31 October 1970

MANY BLUES singers arrive from the States in a storm of publicity and a considerable reputation, but then fail to justify themselves — either because they should never have been recorded in the first place, or because they have totally derived a standard style of playing.

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