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On June 25th 1967 the Beatles……

… perform ‘All You Need Is Love’ to over 400 million people…. We no longer bat an eyelid if a programme broadcasts live simultaneously across the world but in 1967 such a thing was only the preserve of American presidential elections and state funerals (not much else!), so when the Beatles […]

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What Would Brexit Mean For The UK Music Industry?

Culture secretary John Whittingdale has no doubt what Britain leaving the EU would mean for the UK’s music industry: absolutely nothing. “We are the most extraordinarily creative nation on the planet,” he told a mix of music biz executives and politicians at a UK Music reception at the House Of […]

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Rare Prince Album Most Expensive On Discogs

Very rare promo copy of deleted album tops the record and then some…… An original promo copy of Prince’s lost Black Album has become the highest selling record on Discogs just a month after a David Bowie record had taken the title. The very rare release from Prince sold for a […]

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Dick’s Picks: An essential slice of ’80s Power Pop Vinyl from ex-Television Personalities Edward Ball’s (no not that one!) Mod/’60s revivalists ‘The Times’

Dick’s Picks: An essential slice of ’80s Power Pop from ex-Television Personalities Edward Ball’s (no not that one!) Mod/’60s revivalists ‘The Times’….. The Times – who? Although ostensibly a band ‘The Times’ were really the brainchild of one Edward ‘Ed’ Ball, previously a member of cult punksters the Television Personalities, […]