Without him... folk music would not have flourished as it did
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Saturday 31 August 2013
The Doherty debate – a wasted talent, or just a talent for getting wasted? – leans closer to the latter with every passing year.
Friday 30 August 2013
'Sometimes I really hunker down in my old records'
Thursday 25 July 2013
A parking ticket stuck on one of rock star Bruce Springsteen's tour trucks as he prepared to play the first gig at the UK's newest music venue will not have to be paid, a council has confirmed.
Friday 19 July 2013
This weekend's Lovebox festival will shine the spotlight on the risks that musicians and DJs take when performing in front of tens of thousands.
Monday 01 July 2013
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Monday 24 June 2013
Bruce Springsteen has dropped some serious hints that he is working on a new album - which would be his 18th studio record to date- saying that he still has “a lot of material” to share.
Monday 17 June 2013
Wembley Stadium, London
Friday 14 June 2013
US singer Bob Dylan will embark on a 33-date tour of Europe starting in Oslo on 10 October and ending at London's Royal Albert Hall on 28 November, a statement on his website confirmed today.
Friday 07 June 2013
Ahead of a new compilation of James Brown shows, Robert Webb lists the best live records
Saturday 25 May 2013
Marling's fourth album is tall galoshes against the rising tide of the most irritating industry norm going, the one that requires female singer-songwriters to ingratiate themselves with the attractiveness of their personality.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Is Bob Dylan “unworthy” of the Légion d’honneur, France’s highest civilian award? The head of the institution which decides on the recipients appears to think so.
Thursday 02 May 2013
A never-before-released Bob Dylan song lyrics are to go to auction in London next month, after being discovered in a drawer in Sweden.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Andy Gill recalls how Richie Havens, who died this week, was a supremely talented musician who put his mark on an entire era
Friday 22 February 2013
Anointed even by Obama as "the future", young Texan blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr is widely viewed as heir apparent to such legends as Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a belief only partly confirmed by this debut album.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Musician Rick Huxley, one of the founding members of 1960s chart stars The Dave Clark Five, has died at the age of 72.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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