Man in black: Wilko Johnson. Photograph: Will Ireland/TeamRock via Getty

Wilko Johnson was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in January last year. Told he had less than a year to live, the renowned guitarist,(...)

Tomorrow marks a high-water day for the phenomenon known as the boyband. It’s global One Direction day and, as it says here, “this is an unpreceden(...)

Roger Daltrey (left) and Pete Townshend at The Who’s  performance at the O2 in Dublin. Photograph: Patrick O’Leary

Almost 50 years after forming The Who, and now almost 70 years old, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are still cranking out the hits at high volume. T(...)

Jack Lyons: “I was a struggling mod. A failed mod. I never had a scooter with 24 lamps or wing mirrors.” Photograph: Seamus Murphy

It was 1962 and Jack Lyons, a painfully shy 19-year-old from Cork, sneaked out from his aunt and uncle’s London home to go to his first dance.“There w(...)