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East German finally receives prize he won from West German radio station 45 years ago

Last week, Gunter Zettl was awarded a prize for a contest he won in 1969. Gunter, who lived in East Germany - where pop music was officially banned - mailed a postcard, correctly identifing the song 'Painter Man', by The Creation, to the Europawelle Sa

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