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Status Quo Keep It Real

Simon Garfield, Mail On Sunday, July 1997

"THEY TAKE A vein from your leg, and chop it up four times."
Rick Parfitt, the big-haired, blond singer-guitarist with Status Quo for the past 30 years, is reliving his quadruple heart-bypass operation of a few weeks ago.

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