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Where Is This? No. 51, The Guildford Dragon News
“This week’s mystery vintage photo shows a thatched building that was once a tea room. It was on the outskirts of Guildford, but do you know where? Not really a clue, but a son of the owners is a founder member of, and still plays bass guitar in, the rock band the Stranglers.”

Where Is This? No. 52, The Guildford Dragon News
“A son of the Burnel’s, Jean-Jacques, is better known as the bass guitarist in the band the Stranglers. They were one of the new wave / punk bands of the late 1970s and first made it into the charts with their song Peaches, in the summer of 1977.”