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This week marks the 30th anniversary of BBC banning radio play of Frankie Goes To Hollywood's 'Relax'

The Saturday quiz answers

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Super troopers: The rise of the Supergroup

Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Joss Stone have released an unlikely collaboration

Sophie Heawood: Yoko is entitled to live on her cloud of whimsy

'Grapefruit is a hybrid of lemon and orange. Snow is a hybrid of wish and lament."

Live! Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band to gig online

Today at 3pm BST Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band will be inviting fans around the world to join them online for a live press conference and special performance.

Video: Kim Jong-il's son seen at Eric Clapton gig

Kim Jong-chol's bodyguards tussle with a cameraman at an Eric Clapton concert in Singapore.

Abbey Road crossing steps into safer future

The zebra crossing in north London that features on the cover of The Beatles' Abbey Road album has been given listed status.

The Week In Radio: A salute to the BBC – where every word counts

Jim Naughtie's Atonement moment concerning the Culture Minister has titillated the Twittersphere all week. I saw him that evening and commented that the slip-up would probably dog him for the next three months. "The rest of my life, more like," he replied gloomily.

Lennon Inc. Business is booming, 30 years on

As music fans prepare to mark the anniversary of the Beatle's murder, Andrew Johnson reports on his ever-growing financial legacy

Apple - The short, strange blossoming of The Beatles' dream

As Apple re-releases its eclectic catalogue, Ray Connolly recalls chaos and creativity, and telling Paul about a naked John

Time to give the real John Lennon a chance

Record companies are cashing in on the 70th-birthday tributes to the Beatle, but David Lister finds little to celebrate

Album: John Lennon, Every Step's a Yes (EMI)

EMI, as part of their reissue programme of John Lennon's notoriously patchy solo oeuvre, have created this 4CD slipcase compilation that divides Lennon's material by the categories Roots (rock'n'roll influences), Woman (love songs), Working Class Hero (political songs) and Borrowed Time (something about "his eventual understanding of the fragility of all our lives").

Album: Eric Clapton, Clapton (Reprise)

Eric Clapton's last couple of albums have been collaborations, with J J Cale and Steve Winwood respectively, and it's fair to say that the success of Clapton derives in part from the extension of that collaborative spirit into the solo arena.

God by John Lennon (1970)

Story of the song

John Lennon's killer refused parole for sixth time

John Lennon's killer was denied parole for the sixth time yesterday, three months before the 30th anniversary of the former Beatle's death.

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