This week marks the 30th anniversary of BBC banning radio play of Frankie Goes To Hollywood's 'Relax'
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Saturday 31 December 2011
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Sunday 07 August 2011
'Grapefruit is a hybrid of lemon and orange. Snow is a hybrid of wish and lament."
Friday 10 June 2011
Wednesday 01 June 2011
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.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Kim Jong-chol's bodyguards tussle with a cameraman at an Eric Clapton concert in Singapore.
Thursday 23 December 2010
The zebra crossing in north London that features on the cover of The Beatles' Abbey Road album has been given listed status.
Thursday 09 December 2010
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.
Sunday 05 December 2010
Friday 22 October 2010
Tuesday 12 October 2010
Friday 08 October 2010
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").
Friday 01 October 2010
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.
Friday 24 September 2010
Wednesday 08 September 2010
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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