Veteran folk and rock performer Roy Harper has been charged with a series of historic sex offences against an under-age girl.
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Friday 04 June 2010
Now expanded from Luke Temple's one-man operation into a bona fide five-piece band following the success of last year's debut album, Here We Go Magic hint at their sizeable potential with Pigeons, though the thinness of some of the ideas suggests they might have rushed to record too soon.
Friday 28 May 2010
Sunday 23 May 2010
Raspin', chokin', dramatisin' soul veteran tackles a mixture of veteran Brit-rock songs, from the Animals, Beatles, Stones and The Who to Pink Floyd and Elton.
Bob Mercer: Music industry executive who signed Kate Bush and masterminded the Now! series of compilation albums
Saturday 22 May 2010
The music industry executive Bob Mercer played an important part in the success of EMI Records throughout the 1970s.
Friday 30 April 2010
Syd Barrett's career was over as soon as it had begun. Its zenith and nadir followed each other in a matter of months. In autumn 1964, a charming, romantic, artistically inclined youth of 16, he joined a rudimentary blues band called the Tea Set and changed their name to Pink Floyd, after the Christian names of two obscure North Carolina bluesmen.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
Monday 12 April 2010
Lesley Duncan was a pioneering singer-songwriter best known for her composition "Love Song", which was recorded by various artists including Elton John, Peggy Lee, David Bowie, Olivia Newton John and Dionne Warwick.
On the agenda: Storm Thorgerson; Love at First Bite; Apple iPad; Gloverall's pac-a-duffle; Cambridge Wordfest; Alchemy
Sunday 04 April 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Friday 26 March 2010
Friday 19 March 2010
Friday 12 March 2010
Friday 12 March 2010
Thursday 11 March 2010
Pink Floyd won a ruling at the High Court today which will bar record company EMI selling single downloads from their concept albums.
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Rock band Pink Floyd launched a High Court action against EMI yesterday in a dispute over the calculation of online royalty payments and marketing of their music.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
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Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
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