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Jools Holland: Coolest cat on the tube

Sheryl Garratt, Guardian, The, 7 November 1998

He's played piano with BB King and learned chords from Ruben Gonzalez — but deep down he's a rock 'n' roller who likes his nan's roast. With a new TV series on its way and a book out this week, Sheryl Garratt discovers why he has rhythm but not the blues

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