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Miss Timmins' School for Girls '70s playlist

Our next book club pick is set in the '70s, an era of colourful clothes, crazy hair and psychedelic... um, everything. Here's a playlist of our fave songs from that decade to set the mood as you read

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Our next book club pick, Miss Timmins’ School for Girls, is set in 1970s India and even in the far-reaching corners of Maharashtra, drugs, sex and rock ‘n roll are catching on. Our protagonist, the mild-mannered teacher Charu Apte, is seduced by the music of Bob Dylan, the Doors and Cat Stevens. We’ve rounded up our favourite chart-toppers from that decade to set the mood as you read.

Riders on the Storm – The Doors

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKbPUzhWeeI

Sad Lisa – Cat Stevens

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE6rBTcSHbo

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds – The Beatles

Ruby Tuesday – Rolling Stones

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DVCgKsqn30

Aqualung – Jethro Tull

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqZmtq5LhFo

Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac

The Passenger – Iggy Pop

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwjMqOtqO0U