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60s And 70s US Rock
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Wednesday 16 February 2011
Kim Jong-chol's bodyguards tussle with a cameraman at an Eric Clapton concert in Singapore.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Ashlee Simpson has moved in with her sister Jessica following her break-up with Pete Wentz.
Sunday 13 February 2011
Tuesday 01 February 2011
The electric Proms is to be axed because of cuts to the BBC's budget, the Corporation has confirmed.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Friday 21 January 2011
The music publisher Don Kirshner managed a team of New York songwriters who wrote such hit songs as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Oh! Carol" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'". He was the key publisher in the early 1960s and knew how to spot talent; more than anyone else, he turned writing teenage songs into a profession.
Thursday 16 December 2010
Authorities are looking out for anyone trying to cash high-denomination chips at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas, after an armed man stole at least $1.5m (£960,000) worth of the tokens and fled on a motorcycle.
Friday 10 December 2010
The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour could be questioned by police after he admitted swinging from a Union Flag on the Cenotaph during the student protests.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Last week I mentioned my Christmas party. This, I should say, is most uncharacteristic – both mentioning it and throwing it. Mentioning it, because there's always a risk that no one will arrive, rendering it a hopeless flop. If that happens, I'll be forced to lie here in these very pages in order not to appear a total social disaster to you. Throwing it because, well, partly for the same reasons. But also because parties take time. Time, money, and energy – three things that I don't possess in abundance.
Monday 08 November 2010
"Girl if it lasts for an hour, that's all right/ We got all night/ To set the world right," hollers Neil Diamond, grinning.
Friday 29 October 2010
There are no surprises on this anthology of Neil Diamond's favourite songs from "the rock era", just a series of fairly predictable MOR standards treated to his signature melodramatic delivery: acceptable on "Hallelujah", dealt with due solemnity, or "Desperado", already well freighted with theatrical narrative, but inappropriate on more delicate material such as "Blackbird" and "Yesterday".
Monday 11 October 2010
Everything about the soul singer, Solomon Burke, was larger than life: his gargantuan frame, his dynamic vocals, his prodigious recording output and his huge family.
Friday 17 September 2010
A moving letter written by Charlotte Bronte in 1848 goes on display at the Parsonage Museum, Haworth, for the first time tomorrow.
Sunday 12 September 2010
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