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Somewhere in the Crowd

Tom and I were there. I was 17 years old, about to go off to college. I’d been visiting in Jackson and we drove to Memphis for the day. We sat on bleachers in the blistering heat. I thought I was the very definition of Southern-fried kick-ass: I was at a Stones concert with my cool Mississippi cousins. I fell in love with Billy Preston....

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