Something in the Air peaked at no 3 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 25 October 1969.
In 1969, The Who’s guitarist Pete Townshend was the catalyst behind the formation of Thunderclap Newman. The concept was to create a band to perform songs written by drummer and singer Speedy Keen, who had written “Armenia City in the Sky”, the first track on The Who Sell Out. Townshend recruited jazz pianist Andy “Thunderclap” Newman (a friend from art college), and 15-year-old Glaswegian guitarist Jimmy McCulloch, who subsequently played lead guitar in Paul McCartney’s Wings from 1974 to 1977.
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