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12" 1970s 33 rpm Country LP

Coal miner’s daughter

Like any self-respecting country singer, Loretta Lynn was born into poverty in a colourfully named Kentucky hamlet – Butchers Hollow, in this case. The daughter of a coal miner, she was married at 13, though happily not to Jerry Lee Lewis. She does not quite complete the c.v., not having been to jail, but this […]

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1980s 45 rpm 7" Pop Single

A busy woman who lives in Melbourne and does a lot of things

I had an eating disorder when I was a teenager. I didn’t think of it that way. I just believed that I was fat, and that it was thus a really good idea to not eat breakfast or lunch. I spent a couple of years like this. I spent the day with a dull ache […]