Jimmy Cliff

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Jimmy Cliff: ‘I turned up in Kingston at just the right time – at the beginning of the real Jamaican music.’ Photograph: Vision Addict

Even on his parents’ rural Jamaican farm, Jimmy Cliff dreamed big. “When I was a very small boy, my cousins and me would look after my family’s cows a(...)

Clash singer Joe Strummer performing in New Ypork in September 1979. Photograph:  Michael Putland/Getty Images

The Clash’s London Calling filleted rock, politics and history with anti-establishment swagger and biting social commentary. 40 years on, its geniu(...)

Curraghmore House in Co Waterford lit up for the All Together Now festival.

At some point over the course of the All Together Now festival in Co Waterford last weekend, a rumour started circulating. It concerned one Lord Water(...)

Muscle Shoals

Since the 1960s, the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, has been celebrated as the home of the Muscle Shoals Sound. That sound, a fusion of coun(...)

Sometimes, there is no need to complicate matters. Josephine Oniyama, she keeps it simple. Great nuggets of songs bursting with folky, soulful,(...)