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From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
Mike Heron's memoir of the hippy trend-setters shows their extraordinary influence on the 60s music scene.
“I was on the scrapheap,” the Beatles bassist had thought, aged 27, when the band split up. How wrong he was.
It hadn’t dawned on me that some actors expect their every public utterance to be scripted, and I felt a strange wave of sympathy.
Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is a memoir written with enough distance for Costello to reflect honestly on his extraordinary place in music.
The title of veteran rock writer Johnny Rogan's biography Ray Davies: a Complicated Life may be something of an understatement.
If you ever thought the laid-back vocals of “Dreams” sounded as if they had been recorded by a naked woman lying between satin sheets, then it’s entirely possible you were right.
This ambitiously-titled new work eschews the blunt logic of most rock scholarship, and instead charges down a particular path and then meanders off-road through the dense pop-cultural undergrowth.