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Dr John: belonged to the pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards. Photograph:  Valentin Flauraud/EPA

Mac Rebennack, the pianist, singer, songwriter and producer better known as Dr John, who embodied the New Orleans sound for generations of music fans,(...)

Scott Walker on the BBC’s Presenting Nana Mouskouri TV show, 1970. Photograph:  Michael Putland/Getty Images

When David Bowie, Nick Cave and Brian Eno all salute you as a “musical genius”, you are more than an extraordinary talent, your work is woven into the(...)

Hal Blaine. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty

Hal Blaine, one of pop music’s most prolific and brilliant drummers, who played with Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys and more, died on Mo(...)

Dr Sinead McArdle, a consultant in emergency medicine in the Mater Hospital

There are some people who can keep their cool in a crisis, like nerveless trained professionals in a hospital’s A&E department. And then there are(...)

Junk Ensemble and Tom Clonan perform Soldier Still at the Mac, Belfast

Soldier Still The Mac, Belfast Tuesday October 17th & Wednesday October 18th 7.45pm £12-£25 belfastinternationalartsfestival.com A hit at this ye(...)

The engaging Damsin Idris as Franklin Saint in  Snowfall

Opening with a swooping, twirling camera shot through the hazy summer sunshine of South Central LA, over a song that would provide the hook to Califor(...)

Seriously, who would have thought that with their 60s approaching, the Scottish brothers William and Jim Reid would deliver the best album of their fr(...)

Bronagh Gallagher may still be known primarily as an actor, but overlook her musical career at your peril. For her third album, the Derry woman (...)

The Beatles and George Martin in Abbey Road Studios. “He was the most generous, intelligent and musical person I’ve ever had the pleasure to know,” said Paul McCartney

How vital was George Martin – who died yesterday at the age of 90 – to the extraordinary whirlwind of innovation and creativity that represents the re(...)

Bruce Springsteen, center, in concert with the the E Street Band, including Steven Van Zandt, left, and Patti Scialfa at Madison Square Garden in New York,on January 27th. Photograph: Nicole Fara Silver/The New York Times

“The subtext to ‘The River’ was time,” Bruce Springsteen said as the E Street Band played a slow, shimmering vamp. “Time slipping away. And once you e(...)

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