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David Bowie to play Glastonbury? The bets are on.

Everyone knows that The Rolling Stones are the main attraction at Glastonbury this weekend. However the internet has been awash with rumours that a certain other vintage pop star who is on the comeback trail, might play a secret set at the fest. Yep William Hill is offering odds of 6/1 on David Bowie playing Glasto with him at 10/1 …

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The Stones at Glasto. The Roses on tour. Is rock and roll now an old man’s game?

Well it wasn’t me who said it. The words actually came from the lips of one Robyn Hitchcock. But then again he has a new album to promote – which is very, very good – and it is his 60th birthday. But it does strike me that there might be a grain of truth in his words, what with those …

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AshleyThe Stones at Glasto. The Roses on tour. Is rock and roll now an old man’s game?
Otis Redding

45 years since the air crash that killed him we salute the incomparable Otis Redding

Simon Poulter of the brilliant What Would David Bowie Do? salutes one of soul and R&B’s legends. Early one May morning in 1965, Keith Richards woke up in his St. John’s Wood flat with a three-note riff in his head. He grabbed a cassette recorder and an acoustic guitar and quickly committed the riff to tape before going back to …

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Ashley45 years since the air crash that killed him we salute the incomparable Otis Redding

Diet Butcher Slim Skin

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Diet Butcher Slim Skin – which
manages to win the awards of best & worst brand name simultaneously – are
another Japanese brand that feature Punk influenced clothing with a
contemporary Japanese twist. With Pinstriped purple coats, wraparound cardigans
and a waistcoat that can be tied at the bottom, it’s definitely more daring
than fellow counterpart Lad Musician. They’re also more clearly influenced by
bands such as The Clash and The Jam, whilst Lad Musician are influenced by The
Rolling Stones.

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