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Video nasties

Channel 4 takes a nostalgic look at how the pop promo changed the face of the music business

The video generation

Remember where you were when you first saw 'Bohemian Rhapsody'? JOHN HARRIS celebrates that great modern art form - the pop promo

POP: FIVE ARENA TOURS

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In the Eighties, the Royal Victoria Patriotic Building was a hedonist's heaven. But all good parties must come to an end

Pop: The lunatic fringe returns

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Pop: Wouldn't it be good...

...to be in Jacques Lu Cont's shoes? Too young to have plumbed the shallows of Eighties music first time round, he's made his name by reviving it in the Nineties.

Arts: Pop: Level playing

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We've had the Seventies revival, and we've had the Eighties revival. But what will be revived when it's the turn of the Nineties?

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Music:The tune that hooked a generation

Nick Coleman explains why Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' will always be Top of the Pops

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