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A tambourine lesson for Prince Harry

The Queen's official Diamond Jubilee single features Prince Harry playing the tambourine.

"Just bang it", the song's co-writer Gary Barlow apparently told the prince.

The instrument is often the butt of cruel jokes. But unfairly so, argues music broadcaster Mark Coles, who explains why it is time we took the tambourine seriously.

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