Buddy Holly

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Peggy Gou: the Korean-born, Berlin-based artist has spent much of her time DJing in clubs around the world, quietly growing her reputation in the flesh and through a series of mixes

What: Producer and DJ gaining a foothold Where: Korea via Berlin Why: At Glastonbury Festival last summer, Peggy Gou looked up from the decks while DJ(...)

Jerwin Ancajas of the Philippines celebrates a knockout win against Fadhili Majiha of Tanzania during their bantamweight fight at The Venetian in Macau in 2015. Ancajas will fight Jamie Conlan in Belfast next month. Photo: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

When they rode the ribbon highways of the American Midwest, shoehorned into Sean Gibbons’ white Honda Civic hatchback, they called themselves the Knuc(...)

Legendary   piano man Fats Domino in 2007.  The New Orleans resident has died at 89. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Fats Domino, the rock’n’roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music, has died at the age of 89. He died on(...)

In his Nobel lecture, delivered by audio link, Bob Dylan says that songs are ‘unlike literature’. Photograph:  Lester Cohen/WireImage

So it turns out that the Nobel Prize in Literature does matter to Bob Dylan after all. He may barely have acknowledged the news that he won the award,(...)

Bobby Vee at his family’s Rockhouse Productions in St Joseph, Minneapolis. Vee died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Photograph: Jeff Baenen, File/AP Photo

US pop singer Bobby Vee, whose early 1960s hits included Take Good Care of My Baby and Rubber Ball, has died aged 73. Vee, who helped a young Bob Dyl(...)

As Come Get It I Got It showed, David Holmes is a DJ and selector with a winning way with a compilation. Match him with the “Late Night Tales” series(...)

Brian Dowling in his hurley workshop in Kilkenny. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ireland’s ash trees, even if they manage to escape the ash “dieback” fungal disease, face an alarming threat from a beetle that is slowly moving westw(...)

Liam Ó Maonlaí, Tim Edey and Kevin Burke

The first time Kevin Burke and Liam Ó Maonlaí encountered one another was two years ago on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, where Ó Ma(...)

Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, JP Richardson and their pilot all died in the crash.

US transportation safety investigators said on Wednesday they are reviewing a request to reopen an investigation into the 1959 airplane crash that (...)

Don McLean said of his song American Pie,“I wanted to capture, probably before it was ever formulated, a rock-and-roll American dream”.

Songwriter Don McLean’s original manuscript of American Pie, one of the most iconic songs of its time, could fetch up to $1.5 million (€1.3 million) w(...)

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