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Ian Stewart – The “Secret” Rolling Stone

Born in 1938 in the Scottish town of Pittenweem, in Fife, Ian Stewart was working as a shipping clerk at a London chemical company when he responded to a newspaper advertisement for R&B musicians. It had...

Altamont (1969)

On Saturday 6 December 1969, some 300,000 people turned up for a free Rolling Stones concert at a speedway track near San Francisco called Altamont. While Woodstock, four months earlier, had been the zenith of the hippie dream, Altamont...

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Dylan wins special Pulitzer Prize

8 April 2008 Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has received an honorary Pulitzer Prize for his "profound impact on popular music and American culture". The special music award recognised the 66-year-old's "lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power". Prize administrator Sig...

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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 group to top the British charts as a member of the...

Babes of S.H.A.D.O – Ayshea

Lieutenant Ayshea Johnson (Ayshea Brough) was an operative at SHADO headquarters, located underneath the Harlington Straker studios in London. She later became SHADO's Communications Officer following the departure of Lieutenant Ford. Click on any image below to...

Ian Stewart – The “Secret” Rolling Stone

Born in 1938 in the Scottish town of Pittenweem, in Fife, Ian Stewart was working as a shipping clerk at a London chemical company when he responded to a newspaper advertisement for R&B musicians. It had...

Well ‘Ard Darlin’ – Glam Cop Shows of the 1970s

The problem with hippies was that they were all a bit soft. All of that putting flowers in rifle barrels wasn't going to stop people getting hurt, was it? Glam might have looked on the surface as if...

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 single My Boy Lollipop - a song originally recorded by New York...