Ian Dury

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood in 1983: Paul Rutherford, Mark O’Toole, Brian Nash, Peter Gill and Holly Johnson. Photograph: Michael Putland/Getty

Holly Johnson, singer I wanted to be provocative with the way Frankie Goes to Hollywood looked and for the lyrical content to be modern and edgy. We (...)

Baxter Dury: Ian Dury’s “mercurial” nature and how many examples of it shaped the relationship between him and Baxter forms the thrust of what can often be a disquieting book.

 One of the reasons Baxter Dury wrote Chaise Longue, his memoir about his upbringing and youthful experiences with his father, Ian Dury, was not (...)

Dame Vera Lynn in 2003, with a photograph of her during the second World War. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Vera Lynn (Vera Margaret Welch) Born: March 20th, 1917 Died: June 18th, 2020 At the start of the second World War, Vera Lynn, who has died aged 103, (...)

If you want a soundtrack to how Britain fell part, listen to Sleaford Mods. The second decade of the century was a momentous one for the UK. In 2011,(...)

It would have been completely understandable if Baxter Dury had spent his career shying away from the family name. After all, the shadow cast by his f(...)

David Byrne turns 66 in May. He hasn’t exactly been lying low of late, so it is somewhat shocking to learn that American Utopia is actually his first (...)