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Jimmy Cliff: Skanking In Exile

Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, 7 September 1974

I'VE BEEN living in Stoke Newington for about six months. The area's one of the most cosmopolitan in North-East London, with an immigrant population that moved in on the receding Anglo-Saxon tide, and that now gives the area its character – people dump their rubbish collectively on street corners, that sort of thing.

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