The Week in Radio: Williams was quick on his feet, and willing to cover mishaps with self-deprecating humour
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Sunday 01 November 2009
Monday 20 July 2009
Monday 06 July 2009
Work: Presents 'The No Nonsense Breakfast Show With Ian Camfield' on Xfm London 104.9 FM, weekdays from 7am-11am
Life: Aged 31, he lives in Belsize Park, north London
Balance: Going to gigs (Spinal Tap, Steely Dan and Blur in the past week). I’m trying to develop a “gym hobby”
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Most country stars who have found wider acceptance have had to compromise in some way, but Hank Locklin remained true to his roots, singing heart-wrenching country ballads in a high-pitched nasal tenor. His international success, "Please Help Me, I'm Falling", recorded when he was 42 years old, divided listeners with as many fans as detractors. "Some people might not like me," he would joke, "but if they listen to me long enough, I'll get to them."
Wednesday 29 April 2009
Sunday 15 February 2009
According to reports from last week’s Grammy Awards, Paris Hilton has begged Sir Paul McCartney to record a song with her. As you ponder that tantalising, if unlikely, prospect, here are some other duets forged in musical hell...
Thursday 20 November 2008
Friday 18 July 2008
It's no wonder that this concert sold out so quickly. Katherine Jenkins isn't a second-rate "pop" singer who relies solely on aggressive marketing for her fame – she has everything and deserves every bit of her tremendous popularity.
Sunday 08 June 2008
Emmylou's Daniel Lanois period is over. She's back in Nashville with Brian Ahern on the other side of the thickened glass, which means that an elegantly chiming country-rock sound replaces the arty false perspectives and cultivated grit of the Lanois vibe.
Friday 06 June 2008
The first album on her own label has apparently secured Dolly Parton her first Top 20 placing since 1993 – and no wonder, given its combination of technical accomplishment and sheer likeability.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Sunday 03 February 2008
Friday 01 February 2008
Monday 01 November 2004
Thursday 03 July 2003
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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