The musician's vulnerability and acute individualism made him hard to pigeonhole but ensured endless media fascination.
From David Quantick hosting the pub quiz to Stuart Maconie singing karaoke, I can't imagine what the locals make of us.
People can be sniffy about jukebox musicals but in my opinion they are infinitely preferable to overblown and pretentious middlebrow stuff.
Deputy web editor Anoosh Chakelian and special correspondent Stephen Bush give us their verdict on Corbyn the Musical: The Motorcycle Diaries.
While fans’ eyes are fixed on the songs of the past, artists eye the future - and who can blame them?
We can’t blame him. We can’t even blame the BBC. We can only blame ourselves.
Exhibitionism: the Rolling Stones is upfront about one of the Stones' biggest innovations: the way they sold themselves.
Men inexplicably wore hats and women thought they fancied that guy from The Kooks. It was a dark time.
This week, we chat ITV's Doctor Thorne, Female Friendship Week on the New Statesman website, and the debut album from British band Alt-J.
The vote falls on the Thursday of the music festival, which 200,000 people attend.
As part of Female Friendship Week, Wolf Alice’s Ellie Rowsell revists the joy and fear of her closest childhood friendship.
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