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Pete Townshend, Noel Gallagher and friends at the Sound Republic

Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, December 1998

WHEN WORLDS kaleid... It’s the second "launch" night at Sound Republic, all chrome and cocktails and biz/media chatterati who won’t shut their yap no matter who’s on stage. But it’s also a Rock The Dock benefit, a dozen former Liverpool dockers actually there in the crush, and Pete Townshend is declaring, "They’re in our hearts, they’re our brothers." But then, as careless talk overwhelms high hopes, "And it’s free alcohol so fuck you all."

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