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Mike Oldfield: I Can't Stand People Who Play Things Blandly...

Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 28 September 1974

MIKE OLDFIELD and David Bedford looked worried as they started morosely into their glasses of orange juice. It was a measure of their anxiety that, at this stage of the day, when the break came to pop round the corner from Barking Town Hall to the pub for a drink, they had eschewed alcoholic liquor in favour of the fruit of the citrus.

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