Why ABBA won’t be getting back together

Ahead of the release of ABBA: Live at Wembley Area, Benny Andersson tells Craig McLean why he isn’t interested in an ABBA reunion At the ABBA Museum in Stockholm, all your dreams come true. Via the wonder of digital avatars, you can become the fifth member of the band, singing alongside Agnetha, Björn, Benny and […]

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Elton John: On the Yellow Brick Road – by Mark Savage

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is Elton John’s best-selling and most enduring album. Over a two-week recording binge, it grew from a single to a double album, its 17 tracks including hits such as Bennie and the Jets and Candle In The Wind. Its release came at … Continue HERE

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Album review: Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey Going Back Home (Chess)

The Guardian writes as follows: If Going Back Home turns out to be Wilko Johnson’s last album then it’s a great final curtain. Recorded with his Blockhead rhythm section of drummer Dylan Howe and bassist Norman Watt-Roy, choice selections from the guitarist’s back catalogue are augmented by a lone cover, of Dylan’s “Can You Please […]

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Tom Petty’s debt to Bob Dylan

“Tom Petty & Heartbreakers, who toured as Bob Dylan’s backing band from 1986 to ’87, learned ‘a kind of courage we never had’ through playing with Dylan. “I learned so much from Bob Dylan,” says Tom Petty. The Heartbreakers toured as Dylan’s backing band from 1986 to 87. “He gave us a kind of courage […]

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