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    Venice, Plum and a 50th Wedding Anniversary Mail On Sunday. 27.11.16

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    Some couples celebrate their golden wedding anniversary by holding a feast for friends and family to show how successfully they've made it through the steeplechase of marriage. But that wasn't for us.

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    Leonard Cohen Obituary 12.11. 2016 Daily Mail

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    Leonard Cohen was a poet, a singer, a novelist, a gypsy, a Jewish Zen-Buddhist and an unashamed ladies' man. And what a ladies' man! When the news of his death in Los Angeles was announced yesterday by his son, Adam, a little piece of romance went out of the world.

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    Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature Daily Mail 14.10.16

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    You've got to give it to him. Even at the age of seventy five Bob Dylan can still really get up people's noses. Back in the Sixties it was the establishment of politicians and big business he irritated when his first hits were anti-war and anti-prejudice songs of youthful protest. Today it's the pomp and pretension of some members of the literary establishment who will be indignant.

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    My part in the Beatles' break-up Daily Mail, August 26, 2016


    We were in Canada when John Lennon told me he'd left the Beatles. I couldn't believe what I was hearing. It was just before Christmas, 1969, and a few nights earlier, while discussing his Beatles' song lyrics on the phone, he'd suddenly invited me to join him and Yoko in Toronto where he was going to meet Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

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    So, What Was Your Favourite Year In Pop Music? Daily Mail, April 7, 2016

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    Do you have a favourite year in music? Most of us do. We tell ourselves that songs and records were better at a certain time in our lives, and that their lyrics spoke to us in a way that other songs at other moments failed to do. And they probably did.

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