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Look to get to know him well – back in touch with Howard Jones

It was a cold, grey day as Howard Jones looked out on to the Somerset Levels from his West Country home studio when we caught up on the phone ahead of his latest solo tour. But Spring was on the … Continue reading

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Me and Mr Jones – the Howard Jones interview

Can it really be more than 30 years since Howard Jones first arrived on our TV screens, with that cutaway t-shirt and distinctive split-level dyed-blond spiky hair, amid a bank of synthesisers performing New Song on Top of the Pops? … Continue reading

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Status Quo – Symphony at the Tower, Hoghton

The forecasts hinted we might be in for a downpour at Hoghton Tower on Friday night, and the clouds were looming as we waited for the main act. But by the time the mighty Quo were belting out 1976 hit … Continue reading

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Rollin’ Home with the Quo – the Francis Rossi interview

When you phone a rock’n’roll legend, you don’t expect him to answer within two rings and launch straight into a breezy rendition of a classic from Singin’ in the Rain. “Good morning, good morning!” What’s more, that vast Status Quo … Continue reading

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