The Life and Rhymes of Ian Dury 1942 — 2000
Simon Reynolds, Uncut, June 2000
At the peak of his late '70s success, Ian Dury was one of this countrys most beloved entertainers. He kept busy in his post-stardom years movie acting, working for UNICEF, squeezing out albums intermittently. But despite a recent resurgence of affection and interest, Dury never quite recovered his place in the public eye.
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