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Brian, the Stone in the Headlines

Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 12 July 1969

BRIAN JONES is dead — and his death in the swimming pool of his Sussex home last week was as dramatic as his last five years as a member of the Rolling Stones, the second most successful pop group ever to emerge in this country.

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