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Is the threat of a copyright lawsuit stifling music?

From BBC Artists are being advised not to state publicly who they’re inspired by on their new music, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned. Could this stifle their creativity? “There is no such thing as a completely original composition,” says music producer and songwriter Nile Rodgers. “We learn music by […]

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On this day in 1962….

….the Beach Boys signed to Capitol Records in the US, their first hit was in Sept this year with ‘Surfin’ Safari, the song itself would be the subject of a long court case as it was alleged to have (ahem) borrow heavily from Chuck Berry’s 1958 hit ‘Sweet Little Sixteen’, […]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Your Weekly Best Of Premium Collectables including rare Smiths artwork, British jazz vinyl, Rolling Stones, Ian Carr, Japanese vinyl rarities & More

…more monster rarities through the eil Towers doors this week include two (quite possibly) unique pieces of Smiths artwork, they are original Rough Trade era artwork boards for a Queen Is Dead Melody Maker/Flyposter and a proposed cover for the Last Night I Dreamt Somebody Loved Me, offering a unique […]

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On this day in 1967….

….350 million people saw The Beatles perform ‘All You Need Is Love’, live via satellite as part of the TV global link- up, ‘Our World’, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton Graham Nash, Keith Moon and Gary Leeds provided backing vocals. The TV programme ‘Our World’ was the first live, world-wide satellite programme – broadcast on […]

Music Memorabilia

Rare Beatles Memorabilia Heads To Auction

From udiscovermusic The celebrations for The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th anniversary continue, with auction house Paddle8 hosting an online auction of prized Beatles memorabilia all this week. Other rare items include a show poster from a Pop Festival in Sweden from 1963, where the Fab Four […]