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Bill Wyman Solo: "Happier in The Stones Because I Have This Outside Freedom"

Lita Eliscu, Phonograph Record, March 1976

"I'VE BEEN in this band so long that if I haven't sung for a long time, I can't sing. If I haven't written a song in ten years, I can't write a song. You really get stuck into a corner where everything is supposedly known about you." "You never talk," "you never smile"; a build-up of opinions, each year handed to the next ones. "'Your friendly undertaker on the right-hand stage' is me — and really, that's all fun, but it isn't really me to me or my old lady, or my kid, or my friends."

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