Marsha Hunt and the 1960s

In the late 1960s a young black American woman rolled up in 'Swinging' London. Although Marsha Hunt says she couldn't sing, she ended up a star in a West End musical - Hair. And she had an affair, and a daughter, with Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones.

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