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"I Don't Like Cool Stuff": The Bakers Dozen Of Billy Childish
Phil Hebblethwaite , April 21st, 2014 04:24

Easter Monday is Billy Holiday! Wild Billy Childish of the Medway Towns tells Phil Hebblethwaite about his 13 favourite records; or tells him about 13 records at least...


The Beatles - 'You Can't Do That'

What a great number. I was very young when I heard them – before I heard the blues and a lot of the songs I've mentioned – and I really, really liked them. I had a Beatles plastic guitar when I was four or five and I nearly got the see them. My neighbour, Caroline, was seven years older and she got to go to Canterbury to see them. Me and my brother, who's four years older, weren't allowed to go. I can't believe my parents! We were taken to the shops to buy some jelly babies to give to Caroline to throw at them and we didn't get to go. And my pal over the road, Keith, got to see the Rolling Stones in Margate in about '64 or '65. I didn't.

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