Sofa Enlightenment

by Robert Broughton

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#1 – John, Paul, George, Ringo and I

The first-person narrator, born around 1950, is growing up in Sydney in the early 1960s. He finds it difficult to interact with other people and has a low self-esteem. After watching a rock music show on television he decides to buy an electric guitar and become a musician. He is sure this will make it easier for him to be respected by other people. After hearing a song by the Beatles in 1964 his mission is clear: He wants to be a rock star.

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