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Friday 09 December 2011
Barbara Orbison, who died on 6 December aged 60 of pancreatic cancer, was the widow of Roy Orbison, and since his death in 1988 she had devoted her time to managing his estate and keeping his legacy alive. With her son, Roy Kelton Orbison Jr, she co-produced a four-CD box set of her husband's 107 recordings. The package marked the first all-inclusive body of Roy Orbison's work from his earliest recordings to the Traveling Wilburys' debut album, his final studio album Mystery Girl and his last live performance.
Thursday 25 August 2011
Justin Bieber made a surprise appearance at Taylor Swift's concert last night.
Monday 01 August 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
I'm not sure if Richard Curtis himself could improve upon the styling of Duke of Uke, the little ukulele shop in Spitalfields. A quaint London street, an old-fashioned store front, a shop piled up with instruments, music stands and a large black and white photograph of George Formby over the counter.
Sunday 15 May 2011
She's still in her teens, but before you go perishing thoughts about Rebecca Black here are a few things you should know about Sarah Jarosz.
Monday 04 April 2011
Once the barrage of screams from teenage girls (the loudest of all screams) has died down, Taylor Swift and her seven-piece band take command of the O2.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Saturday 20 November 2010
Sunday 24 October 2010
Tuesday 14 September 2010
As musical feuds go, it wasn't exactly Oasis versus Blur – but the resolution that came last night was a big moment nonetheless. Twelve months after the rapper Kanye West visited mortification upon the music industry by insulting its youthful superstar Taylor Swift at 2009's MTV Video Music Awards, the country singer used this year's ceremony to sing a song of forgiveness – and, to everyone's relief, Kanye smiled.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Outside it may be an all-too autumnal September night in the capital, but in the basement of the Slaughtered Lamb for the duration of 23-year-old country pioneer Caitlin Rose's set, we might as well be in downtown Nashville.
Monday 02 August 2010
Making friends on Twitter can often be a thankless task.
Monday 01 February 2010
An unfortunate mix up has left Liverpudlian pop fans hoping to see American country music star Taylor Swift disappointed. Local media reported that the pop star would be visiting a primary school in Knowsley today.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
If anybody thought differently before, it is clear by now that in the world of country, rock and pop, 2009 has turned out to be year of Taylor Swift, the 19-year-old country crossover star, who captured five gongs at the annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Friday 02 October 2009
A U.S. and Canada tour by Kanye West and Lady Gaga has been canceled with no reason given just weeks after the rap star came under public fire for humiliating country star Taylor Swift at an awards ceremony.
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