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gemus' TERRY CALLIER’ i 7 writing is on the wall and it sure lists his top five musical 3 radicals organise their demonstrations‘.’ By doesn‘t say ‘Abby Hoffman was ‘ere'. With a heroes and heroines. T going all partisan on everyone‘s arse; feminists communal law to classify protesters as 1 John Coltrane I would Imarch alone. as would gay-libecrs. atIIid terrorists to pass through parIliamentIlaterI this 2 Miles Davis I freaks and the sons Oi Sam. Go to any modern year, these are going to be interesting times
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8 THE LIST 15—29 Mar 2001