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THE 50 BEST: A HUNDRED YEARS OF THE SOUNDS OF MUSIC

The 20th century has given us many fine things, not least the ability to record music and cart it around. But which are the essential recordings - the ones that really matter - and why? To find a definitive answer, Nick Coleman enlisted a suitably qualified panel of experts to be your guide to the great music of our time

Music: Unsung but not yet forgotten

So it was wrong to overlook the genius of Nick Drake. But as the rehabilitation of the late singer-songwriter turns into an industry, Phil Johnson makes the case for other artists deserving of wider recognition, while, right, Suzi Feay explains what made Drake great

The Great Woodstock Disaster of 1999; Lyric Sheets

Unlike the original Woodstock 30 years ago, the vastly overpriced Woodstock '99 ended

Pop: Don't worry, be happy

Mishka sails. He smokes. He surfs. And he sings. Which is why he quit Bermuda for an English studio. But just for a little while...

Film: The Big Picture: Suburban perversions

HAPPINESS (18) DIRECTOR: TODD SOLONDZ STARRING: JANE ADAMS, CYNTHIA STEVENSON, LARA FLYNN BOYLE, DYLAN BAKER 140 MINUTES

Jazz: Any which way you can

Kyle Eastwood got a good start in jazz - his dad's an aficionado of no small fame. But that's where the family ties end. Eastwood Jr really can play bass.

The evidence The record company executive's office

Simon Aldridge is an A&R (artists and representation) manager for Columbia Records, specialising in R&B and pop

First Night: Return of the Burundi boys

Drummers of Burundi Royal Festival Hall London

Jazz: King of cantaloupe island

He's been around for ever and he hasn't changed a bit. Or has he? Two Herbie Hancock packages tell two tales.

ALBUM REVIEWS Tim Perry

Garth Brooks `Garth Double Live' (Capitol) The often-derided Brooks is actually a very clever man and knows how to deliver his redneck rock on stage. An essential purchase for his fans, it does rock in places and has an excellent long version of his best song, "Friends in Low Places." HH

Music: Genius plus Jaco equals pain

Jaco Pastorius hailed himself the greatest bassist in the world. He was also manic depressive and he died forgotten and alone. But was this the inevitable price of his brilliance?

Music: Stick it to the lads

LILITH FAIR: SARAH MCLACHLAN, SINEAD O'CONNOR ROYAL ALBERT HALL LONDON

Pop Riffs: The First and Last Records Rought by Musician Julia Fordham

First Record: Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"

Confessions of a female music anorak

She's never played air guitar, doesn't keep her records in alphabetical order, and she won't make you look at her collection of Dylan bootlegs. But Karen O'Brien still counts herself among a rare breed: the female music fanatic

Arts: This charming man

Music: JOSE FELICIANO; JAZZ CAFE, LONDON
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