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Pop Music Democratised

Geoffrey Cannon, New Society, 3 December 1964

Author's note, 2018: Here is my late 1964 insight on the transformation of British pop into rock which can be dated to 21 February 1963 when the Beatles' 'Please Please Me' hit the #2 spot in the official charts. My article masqueraded as a review of three books, one on Cliff Richard, the other two on the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. It was my second ever published piece on rock'n'roll in New Society.

Total word count of piece: 2217


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