Clinton Heylin

Joy Division was an all too short-lived joy

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Once upon a time there was the arche-typal Manchester band — half of which came from Macclesfield, in leafy Cheshire,…

Hello darkness, my old friend: Paul Simon, determined to ensure that his true self remains in shadow

The sound of silence that echoes round Paul Simon

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Someone has gone to a lot of trouble choosing the jacket cover of Robert Hilburn’s authorised biography of Paul Simon…

The vibrant tradition of English folk song

16 December 2017 9:00 am

After hundreds of densely packed pages on folk song in England — a subject for which I share Steve Roud’s…