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Veteran folk and rock performer Roy Harper has been charged with a series of historic sex offences against an under-age girl.

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IT WAS 20 YEARS AGO TODAY They didn't need no education

This week in 1979 millions of British schoolchildren were taking to the playgrounds and chanting with one voice: "We don't need no educa- shun". Their teachers may have been unperturbed, but the tabloid press was outraged: the anthemic inspiration was "Another Brick in the Wall", Pink Floyd's first UK single for 11 years. "The killer punch comes when the children's choir is brought in to sneer its way through the chorus, upending the seasonal tradition of cutesy, kiddy novelty records," said Melody Maker.

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Arts: Pop - Time to let those demons run free

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