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Them: The Story Of Them Featuring Van Morrison (Deram)

Jim Irvin, MOJO, January 1998

SOMEHOW THE legend has grown up that Them comprised one stone genius and a bunch of hapless fools, dispensable at whim. It's understandable, as said genius, Van Morrison, was the only one who went on to make it big – and took credit for all the original songs – but this collection makes it clear that Them was much more than just a one man show, it was full of fiery musicians and it crackled with energy.

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