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ME & MS. JONES — Marking the return of Norah Jones: Phil Sutcliffe meets her on the release of her zillion-shifting debut (Blender, 2002) and the Sunday Times' Robin Eggar interviews Ravi's little girl in 2004. PLUS Graeme Thomson puts ten questions to her in 2012…

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TRUE STORIESJerry "Everett True" Thackray prepares Britain for the arrival of Nirvana (Melody Maker, 1989), spars with Courtney Love, above (The Stranger, 1999), and offers his Top 10 myths about Grunge (Guardian, 2011).

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“I left school a year ago and was flung in at the deep end… I had very little time to get a hold of myself. ”

Helen Shapiro to June Harris (Disc, 1963)

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Ben E. King (1964)
• Byrds in Detroit (1965)
Troggs' debut LP (1966)
Junior Walker (1966)
Brit Psych — Floyd & Move (1967)
Rock writing (1969)
Linda Ronstadt @ Bitter End (1969)
Moodys, Aretha LPs (1970)
Eggs Over Easy (1971)
Gil Scott-Heron's Pieces... (1973)
 Eno on John Cale (1974)
Marlene Dietrich live (1975)
Tanya Tucker (1976)
The Clash's debut (1977)
 Aswad (1978)
Ludus @ the Factory (1979)
Peter Gabriel (1980)
Pearl Harbour (1981)
James Blood's Black Rock (1982)
A rock'n'roll museum? (1983)
MTV Behind the Scenes (1984)
Malcolm McLaren's hip-hopera (1985)
Curtis Mayfield live (1986)
Beastie Boy on trial (1987)
Merle Haggard's Chill Factor (1988)
Jason Donovan live (1990)
Johnny Thunders RIP (1991)
 Sugarcubes @ Brixton (1992)
12 Inches of... Snow (1993)
Cypress Hill live (1994)
Techno in Berlin (1995)
Pet Shop Boys' Bilingual (1996)
Ry Cooder in Cuba (1997)
Metallica live (1998)
Sally Timms' Cowboy Sally... (1999)
Radiohead's Kid A (2000)
Starsailor (2001)
Badly Drawn Boy live (2002)
Dollar reunion (2003)
Lily Allen (2006)
Madness (2007)
Hank Williams & (grand)Sons (2008)
Robbie Williams' Reality... (2009)
 Yello (2009)
Afro Blues (2011)
St. Vincent's Strange Mercy (2011)
QOTSA's ...Like Clockwork (2013)
Carrie Brownstein memoir (2015)
Percy Mayfield (2016)

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