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Georgie Fame (1985)

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1 March 1985

Mr. Fame talks about his current activities, then looks back to his first gig, backing Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran; being named by Larry Parnes; the Blue Flames starting as Billy Fury's backing group; playing the Flamingo, and discovering the Hammond after hearing 'Green Onions', and his first hit, 'Yeh Yeh'.

File format: mp3; file size: 11.1mb, interview length: 12' 09" sound quality: ** (phoner)

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