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In June 1971, Fusion Orchestra played two gigs in Berlin, long before the wall came down. The band and road crew had to drive to Berlin through what was then communist East Germany, an interesting experience in itself. A British band appearing in Berlin was something of a rarity in those days and to mark the occasion, some local dignitaries laid on a small reception. Back row, from left: Stan Land; band manager Steve Parker; a dignitary(!); Mick Sluman; Dave Bell; and roadie Mick Holmes. Front row, from left: Roadie Pete Mitchell; a dignitary paying close attention to Jill(!); Jill Saward and Colin Dawson.