Well, it’s about time. The good people at the Wellcome Trust charity have given £60,000 to the Clerks choral ensemble to explore the science of misheard song lyrics. The initiative hopes that the research into mistaken song words – otherwise known as mondegreens – will give a clearer understanding of how we perceive music.
The Bee Gees
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Wednesday 17 December 2008
Vince Cable is in a minority of one in having emerged from the credit crunch with his reputation enhanced and now we know the secret of his success. At 10am yesterday, Vince was live on BBC News 24 talking about the Government's latest pensions blunder. Meanwhile, on Sky News, at exactly the same moment, who should pop up, again billed as live, on the same story? Vince again. So that's how he does it – covering every base is so much easier when you've cloned yourself.
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Wednesday 07 June 2006
Tony Blair gave a speech yesterday in which he insisted that civil servants must "learn from business". David Cameron, meanwhile, was accusing his own party of failing to appreciate the hard work done by public-sector employees. You know we are living in interesting times when a Labour Prime Minister comes to bury the public service ethos and a Conservative leader to praise it. And, as our poll of polls today confirms, the tectonic plates below British politics are indeed shifting. For the first time since 1992, the Conservative Party has a consistent lead in the key indicators of public opinion.
Friday 26 May 2006
An unprepossessing 19th-century converted warehouse on Liverpool's Parr Street has long been the unlikely source of some of Britain's most memorable musical creations.
Friday 26 May 2006
Wednesday 29 January 2003
Monday 13 January 2003
As a founder member of the Bee Gees, Maurice Gibb was a vital part of one of the most successful groups in pop history. Together with his twin brother, Robin, and their older brother Barry, Maurice helped create a unique vocal sound that unleashed a string of influential hits, spanning four decades. As a singer and bass player, he made an important contribution to a remarkable musical enterprise that took the brothers from childhood “wannabe” entertainers to international stars.
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