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Ed Sheeran: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

David Bennun, Mail On Sunday, October 2011

A FOUNDING MYTH of modern music has Robert Johnson, that most occult and eerie of early bluesmen, meeting the Devil at a Mississippi crossroads one moonless night, and trading his soul for his talent. If shaggy, affable Ed Sheeran ever struck such a bargain as a teenage troubadour, he must have sold his soul to Santa.

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