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Cilla Black: "The Song My Mum Doesn't Like"

Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 1 May 1965

WHAT I asked Cilla Black was what she thought of the controversy surrounding her latest single, 'I've Been Wrong Before'. And a Liverpool accent which has lost only its remotest edge since it started singing its way to fame said, predictably: "That's a long word — controversy. What does it mean?"

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