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Don Williams: Silence Is Golden

Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 13 October 1979

THE FOYER of London's Royal Garden Hotel is an amusing monument to opulence. Arabs glide around as if they own the place, and they probably do; a silent brooding counterpoint to the Americans, instantly recognisable by trousers and haircuts, who merely pretend they own the place. Those in the cheaper seats clap their hands and the rest just rattle their jewellery...

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