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I WANT TO TELL YOU — Miranda Ward (pictured with the man himself in September 1967) asks George Harrison about Ravi Shankar and Magical Mystery Tour. Plus Ward tags along with Otis Redding in London (Hit Parader, 1967) and hears about the miseducation of Slade guitarist Dave Hill (School Leaver, 1974)…
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