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Traffic's British Stage Debut Was Well Worth Waiting For

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 30 September 1967

TRAFFIC HAVE been a long time getting it all together but last Sunday's debut at the London Saville proved that it has been well worth the wait. Playing on the small stage piled with amps and cardboard concrete ramparts, somewhat ironically left behind by the Midsummer Night's Dream Company who play the theatre during the week, the group began with 'Smiling Phases' led by Stevie on organ.

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