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Backbeat and The Beatles Industry

Graham Reid, The New Zealand Herald, May 1994

HIS LETTERS back home don't tell the whole story. But such letters seldom do. He says there are plenty of girls "but none of us can be bothered" and that he is "not the happiest man alive. It's now my seventh week here. I came here for a reason I do not know. I have no money, no resources, no hope..."

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