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PIDGEON'S ENGLISH — Remembering John Pidgeon (1947-2016): fine pieces by the writer-turned-radio-producer on his pal Ronnie Lane (Let It Rock, 1975) and on blond bombshells the Police (Melody Maker, 1976). PLUS immortal audio of John's attempts to interview Michael Jackson for Capital Radio in 1980…
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