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The Dating Game

Nobody wants to be the fifth wheel, but as the fifth Beatle, Billy Preston was the musical lube that kept the high-strung Let It Be sessions from slipping off the rails. When the prodigiously Afro'ed keyboardist died of kidney failure…
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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 Anyone who's tried facing off with police during a protest probably has wondered, "What are they thinking?" Sometimes the thin blue line betrays emotion or offers an opinion, but in tense situations, officers of the peace…
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You Can Get It If You Really Want

As the hardscrabble hero of the early '70s cult film favorite The Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff leaves the Jamaican countryside for Kingston, where he hopes to make it as a singer. A series of bad breaks leads him into…
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