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Mick Jagger: Bad Joke into Social Lion

Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 4 February 1966

THE ROLLING STONES WERE PLAYING in the Station Hotel, Richmond, two-and-a-half years ago when their two prospective managers came to take a look at them. "OK," said one to the other, "but the BBC will never accept that vocalist; that vocalist will have to go."

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