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Old Straight Track
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White Horse
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Screaming Lord Sutch
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Jerome K Jerome
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Your Mother Was Born in That House

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Kimberley Rew

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Guitarist/songwriter Kimberley Rew may not be a household name, but his contributions to the new wave movement were quite significant. First, as a member of the seminal neo-psychedelic/punk outfit the Soft Boys, Rew's ringing, Byrdsy riffs combined with those of leader and future cult icon Robyn Hitchcock to exert a massive influence on groups like R.E.M., whose jangly guitar-pop would become one of the dominant sounds in '80s alternative rock. When the Soft Boys disbanded, Rew ... Read more

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