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Linda McCartney: How Rock 'n' Roll Saved Our Lives

David Dalton, Gadfly, August 1998

I first met Linda McCartney at the Scene on West 46th Street. A hip little grotto in a cellar, it was run by the cool Steve Paul. In the fall of 1965 everybody from Slim Harpo to Jimi Hendrix played there. Brit Invasion bands came to jam after their gigs. In a small windowless room in the back, Tiny Tim held court. Actually, there weren't any windows in the whole damn place.

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