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Ian Dury: New chips off the old Blockhead

Sean O'Hagan, The Observer, 29 November 2009

He could be warm and witty... or cruel and obnoxious. But there was never any doubt he was a true artist. We recall the life and times of Ian Dury, now the subject of both a new film and biography.


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