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Billy Bragg, Ian Dury, Echo & The Bunnymen, Green On Red, Men They Couldn’t Hang, The, Poison Girls, Style Council, The: Echo & The Bunnymen, Ian Dury et al: Glastonbury CND Festival, Pilton, Somerset

Live Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, 29 June 1985

"JESUS WEPT," from St Mark's Gospel is, I'm assured, the shortest verse in The Bible. That his Divinity did so over this event when 40,000 people decamped ...

Style Council, The, Midnight Oil, Untouchables, The, Working Week: Working Week/The Untouchables/Midnight Oil/The Style Council: Glastonbury CND Festival, Somerset

Live Review by William Shaw, Smash Hits, 3 July 1985

MUD: IT'S what you get if 40,000 people tramp around a small farm for 48 hours in almost constant rain. A lot of mud. By ...

Live Aid, Saturday 13th July 1985: The Greatest Show On Earth

Report by Various Writers, Smash Hits, 17 July 1985

LAST DECEMBER when Bob Geldof and Midge Ure assembled a choir of extremely famous pop stars to record a song in aid of starving Ethiopians, ...

Billy Bragg, Junior Giscombe, Spandau Ballet, Style Council, The: Red Wedge

Report and Interview by William Shaw, Smash Hits, 12 February 1986

"It's no good just complaining in your beer about things — you've got to come out and say it..." So says Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp. ...

Blur, M People, Prodigy, The, Pulp, Take That, Therapy?, Paul Weller, Michael Nyman, Shara Nelson: Now the Mercury rises

Report by Jon Savage, The Guardian, 16 September 1994

Jon Savage sees the north take its regional revenge ...

T. Rex, Cure, The, Oasis, Pulp: Top 5 Unforgettable Glastonbury Moments

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Music Week, May 2007

1. 19-20 September 1970: The very first Glastonbury It was a triumph of faith over common sense. Having snuck in for free to the Bath Festival ...

M.I.A., Pavement, LCD Soundsystem, Stooges, The, Field Music, Flaming Lips, Paul Weller, xx, The, Robyn: A Trip To Oya In Oslo Via Pavement, Munch & MIA 


Report by Chris Roberts, The Quietus, 20 August 2010

IF YOU GO for a cigarette on the fourth floor balcony of the hotel, you see cruise-ships and boats flanking a floating stage, upon which ...

Ten Years Of Eden

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Music Week, June 2011

ANYONE LOOKING for a dream come true probably wouldn't start in a hole in the ground in the remote hinterland of Cornwall. Nevertheless, that's what ...

Paul Weller on the 100 Club

Interview by John Lewis, Metro, July 2012

Paul Weller has a long relationship with the 100 Club – not just as a performer but as a teenage punter. ...

Boy George, Duran Duran, Bob Geldof, George Michael, Sting, U2, Midge Ure, Paul Young: A World Of Dreaded Fear: Band Aid's Unforgivable Crimes

Retrospective by Wyndham Wallace, The Quietus, 10 December 2013

Band Aid raised awareness of a disastrous famine, as well as huge sums of money to try ease it. But, one year ahead of its ...

Kate Tempest: The Great Escape festival, Brighton

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 18 May 2015

Kate Tempest stands out proudly in midst of hustling between scattered venues ...

Special AKA, The: When Pop Went Political: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Tribute Concert

Retrospective and Interview by David Burke, Classic Pop, June 2018

IT WAS A party staged to express solidarity with the world's most famous political prisoner, while concurrently expressing vehement opposition to an overtly racist system ...

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