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Orange Juice, Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers, James King & the Lone Wolves: Hammersmith Palais, London

Max Bell, The Times, 23 June 1984

WHILE THE big names are sweating it out at the annual round of festivals, beginning with Glastonbury this weekend, the main event of midsummer night took place before a few hundred people in the Palais. I missed Blue In Heaven, a new Irish act, but there was excellent entertainment with the next three bands on a busy and adventurous bill.

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