Pete Paphides: playing favourites
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British journalist, author and music lover Pete Paphides' new book "Broken Greek" is a memoir of his childhood and the important role music played in it. Paphides' parents arrived broke in Birmingham in the 1960s from their native Cyprus in the hope of a better life. The family fish and chip shop, The Great Western Fish Bar in Acocks Green, is where Pete learned about pop music, being a bloke, Britishness, and belonging. Now married to journalist Caitlin Moran, he shares some musical favourites with us, including songs by ABBA, The Police, and The Rubettes.
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