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DEBUSSY’S SLIPPERS

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George Gershwin thinks he could do better, better than Broadway. Ira Gershwin disagrees, why get funny ideas about writing po-faced Piano Concertos that no one hears, when you’re already getting much respect and much money (and much female attention) from writing hit shows? But what George wants George gets, and soon the brothers are travelling to Europe to meet French maestro Maurice Ravel – you know, a real composer. Despite dreading this American invasion on […]

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FULL BODIED

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If you’ve got the bottle, with a little planning you can dine free-of-charge every night in London’s smartest restaurants, and leave with very pricey vintage wine under your wing. Artful bill-dodgers, Terry Morris and Dick York, have acquired a taste for expensive wine. Too expensive; their palettes are becoming ever more refined, much to the bemusement of their friends. Terry has what is known as, “the mouth”. Not a natural scholar; nethertheless he’s the brains behind the wine scams. […]