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Sting: Broken Music

Robert Sandall, The Sunday Times, 16 November 2003

AROUND THE TIME he won his scholarship to Newcastle grammar school, Sting – or Gordon Sumner as he was then known – witnessed his mother ("the first mistress of my imagination") having sex in the porch of the family home with a workmate of his father's, a guy called Alan.

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