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The Bangles: Girls on Top

Tom Hibbert, Q, April 1987

"JERRY! JERRY! Where's the marijuanaaah?" The voice of The Bangles' bass player Michael Steele booms through the refined lounge of Mayfair's Westbury Hotel causing many a business executive to glance up from his pre-lunch gin with a certain surprise. "Jerry! Where's the marijuanaaah?" This is Michael Steele's Mick Jagger imitation and a Bangles in-joke that makes her companion, the minute Susanna Hoffs, all but pass away in her armchair quite overcome by mirth. First rate gigglers are the Bangles.

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