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My Prog Hero: Jesus Jones' Iain Baker on Bill Nelson

They don’t speak the same electrical language, but Jesus Jones’ keyboardist feels real admiration for Bill Nelson

“The first time I heard Be-Bop Deluxe was either through John Peel playing them, or through watching them on The Old Grey Whistle Test. There was a strange duality going on in my childhood – I was this little punk kid buying all the punk records, but at the same time, I’d grown up with a father who’d played loads of wild and disparate stuff, so I was also listening to Be-Bop Deluxe, Barclay James Harvest and Mike Oldfield.

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