The Stranger-Than-Fiction Secret History of Prog-Rock Icon Rick Wakeman

Тайная и весьма странная история иконы прогрессивного рока Рика Уэйкмана The Yes keyboardist defined Spinal Tap–esque excess, until he staked everything on his eccentric dream of an Arthurian rock opera on ice. Now, the tale of his epic spiral and long, slow comeback can finally be told. Клавишник группы Yes был олицетворением всех возможных эксцентричностей, […]

Led Zeppelin’s hellraising tour manager Richard Cole who ‘escorted girls to hotel rooms’ and ‘kept the band nourished with drugs’ dies of cancer aged 75: Jimmy Page pays tribute to ‘a brother and friend to the end’

Скандальный тур-менеджер Led Zeppelin Ричард Коул, который “приводил девушек в гостиничные номера” и “поддерживал снабжение группы наркотиками”, умер от рака в возрасте 75 лет: Джимми Пейдж отдает дань памяти “брату и другу до конца дней” Led Zeppelin rewrote the book on rock ‘n’ roll excess and extremes. Constantly trumping one another with drink, drugs, sexual conquests […]

Muse du Jour: David Bowie’s Real ‘Lady Grinning Soul’

Муза дня: Настоящая “Lady Grinning Soul” Дэвида Боуи BY FRANCKY KNAPP SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 No one could shake it like Claudia Lennear. Or sing, for that matter. The 1960s-70s vocalist backed some of the music industry’s greatest talents, from Ike and Tina Turner to Joe Cocker; George Harrison to Stephen Still, but emerged as a powerhouse performer […]

Macca takes a trip down a musical memory lane: He’s never penned a memoir, but a new book that draws on the lyrics of 154 songs spanning his life reveals tantalising new details about Sir Paul and his fellow Beatles / Макка шагает по пути музыкальных воспоминаний. Он никогда не писал мемуаров, но новая книга, основанная на текстах 154 песен, написанных за всю его жизнь, раскрывает новые интригующие подробности о сэре Поле и его сортаниках по группе “Битлз”.

Кристофер Стивенс для Daily Mail Секреты – в песнях. Сэр Пол Маккартни, который всегда отказывался публиковать автобиографию, теперь сдался – в своем собственном уникальном стиле. В двухтомнике “The Lyrics: 1956 To The Present”, двухтомнике объемом не менее 912 страниц, который поступит в продажу в следующем месяце, сэр Пол дает нам возможность взглянуть на вдохновение и […]

Celebrity Deaths That Changed Music History: Gone Too Soon / Смерти знаменитостей, изменившие историю музыки: ушедшие слишком рано

Early, untimely deaths – and the questions and legacies left behind – from Janis Joplin to Elvis Presley to Whitney Houston to Chris Cornell / Ранние, безвременные смерти – и оставшиеся после них вопросы и наследие – от Дженис Джоплин до Элвиса Пресли, от Уитни Хьюстон до Криса Корнелла. By David Browne & Jon Dolan […]

‘Why I’ve sliced off my daughter’s $3m inheritance’: First, American Pie singer Don McLean admitted domestic abuse to avoid jail. Then his daughter waded into the row. Now read his astonishing response…

‘Почему я урезал наследство своей дочери на $3 млн’: Сначала певец “Американского пирога” Дон Маклин признался в домашнем насилии, чтобы избежать тюрьмы. Затем его дочь вступила в спор. Теперь читайте его удивительный ответ… By Lina Das For The Daily Mail Published: 17:00 EDT, 9 September 2021 Unlike those many singers who have been ripped off […]

As the ‘Nirvana baby’ sues the band, FEMAIL reveals the VERY colourful lives of former album cover child stars – from the ‘Placebo boy’ who dropped out of school to Led Zepplin’s naked toddler who became a BBC chef

Пока “ребенок Nirvana” судится с группой, FEMAIL рассказывает об ОЧЕНЬ яркой жизни бывших детей – звезд с обложек альбомов – от “мальчика Placebo”, бросившего школу, до голого малыша Led Zepplin, ставшего шеф-поваром, выступающим на Би Би Си. FEMAIL has taken a delve into the archives to uncover their very colourful lives – including ones of […]

EXCLUSIVE: Never-before-seen images of iconic band The Who on the 50th anniversary of their launch party for their famous fifth album Who’s Next

ЭКСКЛЮЗИВ: никогда ранее не публиковавшиеся снимки культовой группы The Who на 50-й годовщине презентации их знаменитого пятого альбома Who’s Next On July 15, 1971, The Who had a launch party for what was then their upcoming fifth album called Who’s Next The bash was held at drummer Keith Moon’s futuristic pyramidal house, which rock n’ […]

What really happened to The Doors frontman 50 years on from mysterious death in Paris – from heroin to cover-ups

Что на самом деле произошло с фронтменом The Doors спустя 50 лет после загадочной смерти в Париже – от героина до сокрытия информации WHO KILLED JIM MORRISON? Peter Allen Paris 9:55, 3 Jul 2021 ALONG with Elvis and John Lennon, Jim Morrison was a rock superstar who died far too young. Наряду с Элвисом и […]

Phil Spector is dead

Jailed Wall of Sound producer Phil Spector dies of COVID after relapsing four weeks after diagnosis and 12 years into 19-year sentence for shooting dead hostess at his LA mansion By Marlene Lenthang For Dailymail.com Revolutionary and controversial music producer Phil Spector has died from COVID-19 related complications at the age of 81. Spector was diagnosed […]

ZIGGY STARDUST | YOU’RE JUST A GIRL… WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MAKEUP?

– Brian Duffy photograph of David Bowie for the Aladdin Sane album cover, 1973. “Bowie’s sixth studio album marked the birth of the ‘schizophrenic’ character Aladdin Sane who was a development of the space-age Japanese-influenced Ziggy Stardust. To create the compelling album cover image, Bowie collaborated with photographer Brian Duffy and make-up artist Pierre Laroche. […]

Veteran rock photographer releases never-before-seen photos of Queen

which he took while touring with his ‘unlikely friends’ for more than a decade Renowned rock photographer Neal Preston’s new book, Queen, documents the decade he spent snapping the band on tour with dozens of never-before-scene candid photographs taken behind the scenes  Over the course of 50 years, Preston has also snapped: Bob Dylan, Led […]