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The Slits: An extract from Typical Girls; The Story Of The Slits

Zoë Street Howe, Omnibus Books, 2009

NOTE: Zoe Street Howe managed to interview all four original members of The Slits – Ari Up, Viv Albertine, Tessa Pollitt and Paloma 'Palmolive' Romero – for her biography of the band, together with various musicians who joined them later, Cut producer Dennis Bovell, three long suffering managers and plenty of friends from the '70s punk scene.

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