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Patto: This Wonderful Life

Harry Shapiro, MOJO, September 2001

Four friends, one a guitar genius, some art-blues loonery — life was good for '70s underdogs Patto. Then came illness, car wrecks and squalor. Harry Shapiro unfolds Britain's great rock tragedy.

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