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My Bizarre Double Life In The Pop World Of The Eighties

Beverley Glick, beverleyglick.com, 2005

After a small ripple of public demand, I'm going to start posting a series of extracts from my unpublished memoir Hit Girl: My Bizarre Double Life in the Pop World of the Eighties — which may be undergoing a title change to avoid confusion with the character Hit-Girl in the Kick-Ass movies.

The first extract is from chapter three — Betty Page Is Born Again, which tells the story of my transition from shy secretary to the editor of music paper Sounds (and part-time backing vocalist in a pub band) to novice rock critic, via my first meeting with a proper rock star…

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