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normand wrote:I am convinced that there is a longer version of "Something In The Air" by Thunderclap Newman that was on the later LP.
He may have come out of anonymity. If you do stop to chat he might well ask you why you weren't at his gig on July 1st: http://www.thunderclapnewman.com/tn/Charlie re. Andy Newman wrote:We've never exchanged even a hello, somehow I think he treasures his anonymity.
Chris Potts wrote:Andy "Thunderclap" Newman helped me rewire our house back in the early 80's (he is a trained electrician as well as a fine pianist). A very droll, laid back and indeed somewhat scruffy chap who was living in a small house twixt Clapham Common and Wandsworth Road, with pictures on the wall of the days of his chart success (dolly birds on either knee)seeming incongruous in the surroundings. An affable somewhat eccentric cove.
"I didn't realise that was/is his occupation" (Electrician)
Charlie wrote:Never in a hundred years would you guess this scruffy-looking guy wrote one of the most successful songs of the sixties.
We've never exchanged even a hello, somehow I think he treasures his anonymity.
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