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Ike & Tina Turner, Ike Turner: Ike Turner

Interview by Precious Williams, Scotland on Sunday, September 2001

"IF YOU KNOW ME, you love me," boasts Ike Turner, reclining in the sizzling sunshine and sipping a glass of water. An interesting claim ...

Mary J. Blige: The Ballad Of Mary J

Interview by Precious Williams, Scotland on Sunday, August 2003

MARY J BLIGE'S daunting reputation as a volatile, prickly diva has always threatened to eclipse her extraordinary vocal talent. Legend has it that her record ...

Pete Doherty: "I haven't taken crack for 14 days"

Interview by Ian Watson, Scotland on Sunday, December 2004

HE SAUNTERS in, over an hour late. ...

Beck, Guero and Scientology

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Scotland on Sunday, March 2005

ON THE SURFACE, nothing is wrong with Beck Hansen. No wires protrude from his dirty-blond moptop. No glazed expressions, no shifty answers, no sense of ...

Neil Young: 'The Time When Music Could Change The World Has Passed'

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Scotland on Sunday, February 2008

As Neil Young prepares to open his UK tour with a rare gig in Scotland, he tells Stephen Dalton why this time war, hatred and ...

Portishead: The Curse of Portishead Lifts

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Scotland on Sunday, March 2008

IN DECEMBER last year, three black-clad ghosts from the pop past clambered onstage at an off-season holiday camp in an icy, wind-whipped corner of Somerset. ...

New Order: Off the Hook – The Peter Hook Interview

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Scotland on Sunday, October 2008

Since his acrimonious split with New Order, Peter Hook has seldom been happier. Ahead of his memoir about the legendary Hacienda club, the pirate captain ...

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