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The Mindbenders Tell Of U.S. Race Rioting, The Girl Who Writes Their Songs, And What Happens When You Hire A 'Plane

Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 20 August 1966

RACE RIOTS and pop music don't mix. If you buy records by a coloured artiste and you happen to be white, it's difficult to be colour prejudiced. The same applies if your are coloured and you buy records by white artistes. It's hard to be prejudiced against someone who gives you enjoyment and pleasure.

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