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Bish, Bash, Posh: Class and British Pop

Barney Hoskyns, Guardian, The, 1 October 1999

As Tony Blair calls for a classless society, he might be surprised to learn that the world of pop music is riddled with toffs. Self-confessed posh boy Barney Hoskyns argues that the upper classes are just as rock'n'roll as your average working class heroes.

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