Arts and Entertainment Glory days: US singer Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen has scored his tenth UK number one album with High Hopes, beating the likes of David Bowie and Michael Jackson.

Hugh Jarrett: Bass singer with the Jordanaires

From 1954 until 1958, Hugh Jarrett sang bass in the quartet the Jordanaires, and his distinctive vocals can be heard on many of Elvis Presley's key recordings, including "Hound Dog", "Don't Be Cruel" and "All Shook Up".

The 5-minute Interview: Jimmy Osmond, Musician

'I'd dress up and overeat just to be like Elvis Presley'

Brides, cameras, action ... it's matrimonial telly

When the daughter of former radio DJ and publishing millionaire Tony Prince got married, he saw a gap in the market for a TV channel devoted to weddings. Ian Burrell talks to him

Leading article: Reasons to be cheerful

The list of popular music trends that have scandalised the curtain-twitching classes would take more space than we have here to chronicle.

David Lister: The Week in Arts - Would you keep your Elvis moment a secret?

A few years ago I wrote a story for this paper about a plaque being placed at Prestwick airport in Scotland to mark the only time that Elvis Presley set foot in Britain. It was a brief stop-over on his way to Germany.

Mariah Carey tops Elvis Presley's No 1 mark

With her 18th chart-topper "Touch My Body", Mariah Carey has overtaken Elvis Presley on the list of artists who have had the most No 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, and is now second only to the Beatles.

She's bigger than Elvis and the Beatles and worth a mint. But who is Hannah Montana?

Squeaky clean, just 15, and billed as the anti-Britney superstar, Miley's the next big thing

I Play the Drums in a Band Called <i>okay</i>, By Toby Litt

Excess all areas? Not when you're a member of a minor Canadian rock band

Miles Kington Remembered: A flaming yarn about Elvis and his Bruce Wayne shoes

The thing that sometimes gets me fooled on the radio is that the word "fallacies" sounds identical to the word "phalluses"

Carpenters' family home under threat

Fans of the Carpenters call it their Graceland, and a steady trickle have come up the little residential street in suburban Downey, California, ever since the saccharine pop duo featured the house across the fold-out cover of the 1973 album, Now & Then.

Viva...Glasvegas! The quartet making a big noise

They are inspired by Elvis Presley, Suicide, and Sixties girl-pop, but they come from working-class Scotland. Gavin Cumine meets the band

Tennessee: Loud and proud

Country music legends made Nashville famous. But this Tennessee city isn't all cowboy hats and denims, says Rob Crossan

Miles Kington: Johnny Hallyday - Legendary for being legendary?

You can't help feeling sorry for the French, and admiring too. For nearly 50 years they have been waiting for a French international singing star to emerge, so that the rest of the world can bow down and worship. It used to happen in the old days. Maurice Chevalier was a big, big star. So was Jean Sablon. Charles Trenet. And Tino Rossi. All those big French suave stars of the 1930s. They all put France on the map, didn't they?

Preview: Robert Gordon and Chris Spedding, It's Now Or Never (Label: Ryko)

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