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The last miles - introduction to the book the following is an extract from the introduction of the last miles: the music of miles davis 1980 to 1991. Early life miles dewey davis iii was born on may 26, 1926 to an affluent african-american family in alton, illinois, fifteen miles north of st louis.
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