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Delinquent in Derry

Nik Cohn

‘Across the river, in a Catholic enclave in the Waterside district, there was a disused funeral home in which, three nights a week, at 6d a shot, contraband teen movies could be sat through and sometimes seen, according to the state of the projector.’

Nik Cohn

Nik Cohn (also Nick Cohn) was born in London in 1946. He is the author of numerous books on rock and pop music, including Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom. His most recent work is Triksta : Life and Death and New Orleans Rap (Knopf 2005). He is originally from Northern Ireland.

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