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OUR SWEET GEORGEHarvey Kubernik tells the epic story of the "Quiet" Beatle's All Things Must Pass, 50 years old this week. Plus NME's Alan Smith reviews Harrison's triple-album masterpiece on its 1970 release and Jim Irvin lauds "possibly the best solo Beatle album ever" in 2000. Plus Rolling Stone's Al Aronowitz hangs out with George in Manhattan in the summer of '70…

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VEGAS HOTEL FOXTROTToby Manning meets Wilco's Jeff Tweedy at the Mandalay Bay hotel (Q, 2002), flies to Nashville to embark on a Soul Journey with Gillian Welch (The Word, 2003) and looks back on the nine albums and six marriages of country renegade Steve Earle (The Word, 2004).

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EVERY STORY TELLS A PICTUREMusic Journalism History's Don Armstrong asks Baron Wolman (1937-2020) (right) about his early years as Rolling Stone's house photographer – and about rock photography in general (2019). Plus NME's Chris Salewicz is granted an audience with Uriah Heep's Ken Hensley (1945-2020), at Bayswater's King Henry VIII hotel in 1974...

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