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The Truth From Cliff

David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 5 June 1965

TODAY'S POP scene is far more vibrant than it was when I came into the business about six years ago. The Shadows and I were talking about this last night and we all agreed that performers seem to start off at a far higher musical standard than they used to. When we started we weren't as good as the groups that are starting now — they seem to know much more about music — fabulous chords and so on. Of course, the scene's a lot bigger and there's a big bandwagon thing rolling — everybody taking up everybody else's ideas fast.

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