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Backbeat: A Bit Of Slap And A Wig

Mat Snow, Q, May 1994

Backbeat, the much-trumpeted, unauthorised Beatles biopic with the grunge-pedigree soundtrack, est arrivé. It revolves around the tragic story of original bassist Stu Sutcliffe, who died of "a blood clot on the brain" during the Hamburg years. On the set, Mat Snow discovers the facts behind the film's "gay murder" theory.

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