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The Ghost

  Watch him.  He moves down your street with all the off-beat and heartbeat and sway and swagger of tiger ska becoming jaguar rocksteady. He has a softness, a dark, hard, bright-eyed softness. He has a crisp, clean welcome to the world and all its joy and harshness on his face. His clothes are Sinatra's, Coltrane's, Steve McQueen's.  His soundtrack is Jacqueline Taieb's "7 heures du matin". You can picture him in 'Goodbye Tristesse', picture Jean Seberg falling in love with him.  Watch him a little more. Watch Lee Miller taking a photo of him, drinking in his soul and purpose.  Watch Man Ray turning his grace into a strange new beauty. Have you seen the clip for Françoise Hardy's...

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The Beatles meet the cardigans

This is what happens when you pop out for a tea and fresh air…..I purchased this record the other day from Flash Back records on Bethnal Green Road London, merely moments from Anglozine HQ- purely for the sleeve.   I haven’t done that since the first record I ever bought from Woolworths; using a gift token from my Nan. The disc was “Swords of a thousand men by Tenpole Tudor’ in 1981, luckily a pretty good song as it goes.  The Beatles here doing a spot of product placement in Van Jac checkerboard cardigans- arigato are kid.  The Japanese 7” record cover for Hello Goodbye/I am the Walrus on Apple Records (Ed. Van Jac has no association to Californian Van Doren...

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