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Pickin’ with the Renegade: Steve Young

Richard Wootton, Melody Maker, 25 April 1981

IT’S a depressingly familiar scenario. An American musician who’s acquired a strong cult following over several years with a string of excellent but hard-to-get albums finally makes it to London for a long-awaited live debut. He’s fine, but his band and the sound are bad and the set is nearly ruined.

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