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Beyonce Headlines Glastonbury 2011

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It took a fair amount of effort to get me to go to Glastonbury. Just ask my other half, who roped in the aid of two outdoor activity instructor friends to convince me that spending several days in a tent and … Continue reading

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For Folk’s Sake Interview: The Skies Have Cleared For Simone Felice

My interview with singer Simone Felice on the For Folk’s Sake website: “Perhaps appropriately for someone who’s just landed in the UK, the first thing Simone Felice does when I ask how he’s doing is mention the weather. ‘I’m just … Continue reading

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Good Vibrations – How A Record Shop Eased Belfast’s Troubles

Good Vibrations – How A Record Shop Eased Belfast’s Troubles INTERVIEW BY ME: In 1977, Terri Hooley opened a record shop on the most bombed street in Europe, in the heart of Belfast. As trouble raged all around, the shop … Continue reading

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The Demise Of The High Street

Music retailer HMV calling in the administrators should be a bit of a wake-up call for us all. It may be easier, and indeed cheaper, just to order something online but the cumulative effect it has on our high street … Continue reading

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Mary Epworth performs at Hush by For Folk’s Sake at Royal Albert Hall

Last night I went to a rather wonderful event at the Royal Albert Hall in London. It was the first time I’d ever had the opportunity to go to the hall and it was a world away from the pomp … Continue reading

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