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Thunderclap Newman

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This Week’s One-Hit Wonder (OHW) is ‘Something in the Air’ (#6 1969) by UK Band ‘Thunderclap Newman’. The band was formed at the instigation of Pete Townshend to showcase the talents of former Who chauffer John ‘Speedy’ Keen. Also in the band were Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman (who provided the band a name) and Scottish multi-instrumentalist Jimmy McCulloch who would later join Paul McCartney in ‘Wings’.

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