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Bloodymindedness: The Birth of the Celibate Rifles


The story of the Celibate Rifles starts in 1979. We're looking back at their gestation - in schools, surf clubs and garages on Sydney's Northern Beaches - and eventual birth.

As we take it up, our narrative stars a stark collection of individuals. Some of them were there fron the start, others came in later. 

Get The Picture: Pretty Thing Dick Taylor delves Down Under

Dick Taylor, second from right, with the current Pretty Things. 

Pretty Things guitarist Dick Taylor is down the line from Tunbridge Wells in the UK, ensconced at his mother-in-law's house, where he's preparing for a band rehearsal and in fine spirits.

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