Mick Jagger

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 Don McLean: “All my stuff is about loss.  I’ve never really been happy.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

When Don McLean was 15 years old, he had a premonition that his father was going to die. Distraught, he ran to tell his grandmother. “Don’t be ridicul(...)

Paddy Hanna accepts that he has made an album that takes time to get to know, but one that is possibly his most beautifully-crafted.

Much like his music, you never know quite where a conversation with Paddy Hanna will take you. One minute you’re discussing the serious lyrical themes(...)

At one point in the mid-1990s, Revelino were the critical darlings of Ireland’s indie music scene. Like many other bands at that time, the Dubliners s(...)

You may well be unimpressed by the wizened Rolling Stones these days – they are surely rock music’s oldest and most artistically barren legacy band. B(...)

Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther, has died of cancer. Photograph: Victoria Will/Invision/AP

The entertainment world is reeling from the news that Chadwick Boseman, best known as Marvel’s Black Panther, has died at the age of 43. It transpired(...)

Desmond Guinness at Leixlip Castle in 2013. Photograph: Eric Lukebridge Big House Festival August Bank Holiday

Born: 8th September, 1931 Died: 20th August, 2020 It is an extraordinary tribute to the Hon Desmond Guinness, who has died aged 88, that it is merely(...)

Kamala Harris: “Looking back, it is odd that such a fancied candidate did not do better in her own presidential campaign.”  Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

Joe Biden is not 77 in the way that Mick Jagger is 77. The Democratic candidate for the White House wears the years with a heaviness that is not lost (...)

Michael Flatley and Ed Sheeran: both among Britain’s ten richest musicians. Photograph: PA Wire

Ed Sheeran has reportedly increased his wealth by £40 million (€45 million), staking a place in the top 10 of the UK’s annual music rich list. The 29(...)

Little Richard

Little Richard, one of the pioneers of the first wave of rock’n’roll, has died. He was 87. Richard – whose real name was Richard Penniman – had been (...)

Rolling Stones: Living in a Ghost Town was  the product of recent recording sessions. Photograph: rollingstones.com

The coronavirus outbreak is clearly going to inform a lot of rock and pop music in the not-too-distant future, but who would have thought that the Rol(...)

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