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Very few of the first British pop stars had a sultry, moody image: like Tommy Steele and Cliff Richard, they were eager to please. In Cliff Richard's band, the Shadows, though, there was a skilled and cantankerous bass player, Jet Harris. His presence gave them a rough edge and Harris continued with this persona, which was the real thing, once he was sacked from the group and had become a solo star.

Larry Page: A very private poster boy

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US Outlook: Has Google just picked the wrong chief executive? Eric Schmidt, the Silicon Valley veteran who has been Obi-Wan to Larry Page's Luke Skywalker for the past decade, declared on Twitter that it was a case of "Day-to-day adult supervision no longer needed!" I'm not sure he is right about that. Without proper oversight, Larry Page could turn out to be the great squanderer of shareholders' money.

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