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      Spencer Davis dies aged 81

      19 October 2020 Spencer Davis, one of the key figures of the 1960s beat scene, has died at the age of 81. The Welsh guitarist was...

      The Mini Moke is back!

      16 September 2020 The Mini Moke is returning to the UK market 56 years after it first hit the road. Moke International, the British company that...

      Trini Lopez, singer and Dirty Dozen actor, dead at 83

      11 August 2020 Mexican-American singer Trini Lopez, who had a hit in 1963 with his version of If I Had A Hammer and played one...

      Ricky Valance has died at the age of 84

      12 June 2020 Welsh singer Ricky Valance - who had a UK #1 chart-topper in September 1960 with Tell Laura I Love Her - has...

      Steve Priest, Sweet bassist, dead at 72

      4 June 2020 Steve Priest, bassist and co-founder of 1970s glam rock band Sweet, has died at the age of 72. Priest was born in Hayes,...

      Little Richard, rock’n’roll pioneer, dies aged 87

      9 May 2020 Little Richard, one of the pioneers of the first wave of rock’n’roll, has died. He was 87. Richard – whose real name was...

      Kraftwerk founder Florian Schneider dies at 73

      6 May 2020 Florian Schneider, the co-founder of highly influential electronic pop group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. The German quartet set the...

      Millie Small: My Boy Lollipop singer dies aged 72

      6 May 2020 Jamaican singer Millie Small has died at the age of 72 after suffering a stroke. The star was most famous for her hit...

      Kenny Lynch, British singer and entertainer, dies at 81

      18 December 2019 Born in 1938 and raised in Stepney, East London, Kenny Lynch was one of thirteen children. He began singing with his sister,...

      The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” returns to #1

      4 October 2019 The Beatles' Abbey Road has returned to #1 on the charts in the UK, 50 years after it first topped the album...

      Kim Shattuck, star of LA punk scene, dies aged 56

      3 October 2019 Kim Shattuck, who was once bassist with The Pixies, has died aged 56. She died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as...

      Eddie and the Hot Rods frontman Barrie Masters dies aged 63

      2 October 2019 Barrie Masters, frontman of British pub rock band Eddie and the Hot Rods, has died aged 63. A statement posted to the...

      C’est La Rock & Roll – 60s rock from non-English speaking...

      Throughout its history, rock & roll has been inextricably linked with the English language - the first tongue, after all, of the nation of...

      Actress Valerie Harper, Star of TV’s “Rhoda,” Dies

      30 August 2019 "My name is Rhoda Morgenstern. I was born in the Bronx, New York, in December 1941. I’ve always felt responsible for World...

      The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists

      14 July 2019 Artwork by illustrators from the classic Ladybird Books is to be explored in an exhibition. The books, which started life in Loughborough about...

      Dr John, legend of New Orleans sound, dies aged 77

      6 June 2019 Mac Rebennack, the pianist, singer, songwriter and producer better known as Dr John, who embodied the New Orleans sound for generations of...

      Windsor Davies dies aged 88

      17 January 2019 Actor and star of It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Windsor Davies, has died. Davies, 88, who was best known as Battery Sergeant Major...

      Jim Rockford’s 1978 Pontiac Firebird For Sale

      18 January 2019 The Barrett-Jackson auction company in Scottsdale, Arizona, is currently auctioning one of three Firebird Formulas provided by Pontiac Motor Division to the...

      Honey Lantree obituary

      23 December 2018 Anne Margot "Honey" Lantree, who has died aged 75, achieved the unique feat of being the first woman drummer in a pop...

      Top 10 Pub Rock Bands

      Pub rock was a British musical genre which endured from the early 1970s to the early 80s. It’s a genre that is defined less...

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