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Sharks: First Water

Jon Tiven, Zoo World, 2 August 1973

FROM THE START, I knew this band was for me. My love of Free and their lack of delivery on Heartbreaker made me sure that Andy Fraser was indeed the boy responsible for the better songwriting, even though credits went unlisted many a time. And his riotous stage presence (full of Steve Marriott posturing and the like) & unique style of bass playing (note-bending, tremelo, and long, spacey runs) always made me admire the lad tremendously.

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