At last, a private education that wasn’t unmitigated misery

13 July 2024 9:00 am

Robyn Hitchcock describes how his musical tastes were formed listening, aged 14, to Dylan, the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix on the school gramophone at Winchester

Adrianne Lenker is a treasure for the ages

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You could very well sum up their differing approaches to American roots music from how they were dressed. Both wore…

She is a severely limited songwriter – and singer: Taylor Swift’s Reputation reviewed

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Grade: D+ I was suckered in by the brio of Taylor Swift’s first big single, ‘Love Story’, despite the clunking…

James Walton uncovers the sound of Nashville - money

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Twenty minutes into BBC4’s The Heart of Country (Friday), there was a clip of Chet Atkins, country music’s star producer…

A girl, a train and a miniature pistol: how I met the Everly Brothers

11 January 2014 9:00 am

I had five decades of delight with the Everly Brothers – and it all began on the Flying Scotsman