THE Song I’D HAVE PLAYED AT My FUNERAL

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THE BEA­TLES

Oc­to­pus’s Gar­den

“I don’t know what we’d have play­ing, so I’ll say this one be­cause it’d be nice to have ev­ery­one singing along.”

THE ACT THAT MADE ME WANT To be IN A BAND LIGHT­NING HOP­KINS

“He’s my favourite. I tried to em­i­grate to Amer­ica to fol­low in his foot­steps when I was 19, but there’s just too many forms for a teenager to fill in. I did the first set and they gave me more. So I used the English ex­pres­sion: ‘F**k off’. I just stayed around play­ing in Liver­pool, and I ended up join­ing youknow-who.”

LIGHT­NING HOP­KINS

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