Patsy Cline

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 British singer Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens. His   gentle guitar plucking transported me to another time.  Photograph: Getty Images

It is amazing how certain sounds or songs can flood your brain with memories so specific and detailed that you almost feel you are reliving them. My(...)

Country music is officially having a pop culture moment. These days every other starlet from Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus to Kacey Musgraves and even Dra(...)

Louis Walsh: 'I say things I shouldn’t say and as I’m saying it I know I shouldn’t say it.' Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“I never wanted to be on TV,” says one of Britain and Ireland’s biggest TV stars. “It was never part of the plan. Never, ever. I just wanted to be a m(...)

Once upon a time, you’d be prepared to listen to hours of crap on the radio in the hope of hearing that one song you liked. You’d save up to buy a Clash album and listen to it obsessively.

Music brings people together, but even more enjoyably, separates them. When I was younger, I could ruthlessly judge you by sifting through your record(...)

A few years ago, your reviewer was in a room with a group of people who sleep, eat, breathe and live music. When the topic of Lisa Hannigan came abou(...)

‘I love Patsy Cline (above) and Sinéad O’Connor, Anna Netrebko and Eleanor Shanley and all the other voices that have caught my heart at the turn of a stairs over the years.’ Photograph: AP Photo/TBS

While my father was in the dining room, talking about God, my mother was always in the kitchen, talking to someone else. She didn’t sing but sh(...)