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Sex & Drugs & Rock'n'Roll: The life of Ian Dury
Born in 1942, Ian Dury was stricken with polio in childhood. An art school rebel whose early pub-rock experiences as front man of Kilburn & the High Roads, led to one frustrating move after another, he found success with the Blockheads. Their first single 'Sex and Drugs and Rock'n'Roll' became an instant national catch-phrase, and they had a British No. 1 with the song 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick'. His story takes place against the background of the ...