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ATYPICAL GIRLSVivien Goldman visits the early Slits in late '76... and Kris Needs meets the band's new lineup the following summer. Plus Paul Morley is reunited with guitarist Viv Albertine after 23 years to reminisce about "the greatest all-girl rock'n'roll group of all time"...

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FOLK LORE — Belfast boy Colin Harper tracks down the elusive Anne Briggs (MOJO, 1998), visits Wizz Jones (Record Collector, 2004) and reflects on assisting the late Bert Jansch with his autobiography (Irish News, 2000).

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