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Jimi Hendrix: died 50 years ago this week

Fifty years ago this week Jimi Hendrix joined the 27 Club – that melancholy list of rock stars who died at that age. It wasn’t known as that when Hen(...)

Donovan in the late 1960s. Photograph: David Redfern/Redferns/Getty

Donovan, born Donovan Phillips Leitch in Scotland in 1946, was famous enough before he was 18 for the world to be on first-name terms with him. You do(...)

Public Enemy  performs  during a campaign rally for US Democratic presidential candidate  Bernie Sanders  in Los Angeles,  March 1st. Photograph: Epa/Etienne Laurent

Comma enthusiasts will have enjoyed the tweet by Flavor Flav – clock-wearing Public Enemy makeweight – concerning his recent expulsion from that semin(...)

Terence Trent D’Arby, now called Sananda Maitreya. Photograph: Tim Hall/Redferns

When Sananda Maitreya references his previous life as Terence Trent D’Arby, he looks uncomfortable. He even says “he”, not “I”, as though he is talkin(...)

 Anita Pallenberg in 1968. Photograph: Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images

The actor and model Anita Pallenberg, who was a muse to the Rolling Stones and appeared alongside Mick Jagger in the cult film Performance, has died a(...)

Paul Howard at Luggala, Co Wicklow, where Tara Browne is buried. Tara Browne is the subject of Howard’s new book ‘I Read The News Today, Oh Boy’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Paul Howard dared me to work his new book into a column. I Read the News Today, Oh Boy has nothing whatsoever to do with athletics or sport, although (...)