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Appeal to help Dorset bands reach Christmas top 40 for John Thornton charity
HELP two local bands reach the top 40 this Christmas to raise funds for the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation.
5 hrs ago
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" Fairytale Of New York ," the 1987 duet from the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, is the best Christmas song ever recorded, and I will not hear any arguments to the contrary.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Bumper Christmas bonus for Slade as festive classic earns 500k in ONE year
WHILE all of us complain when we start hearing Slade belting out Christmas classics in November, Noddy Holder just hears the sweet ka-ching of the royalties rolling in.
6 geezers laying? Holidays bring on song botches
It's that time of year: holiday music time. And with holiday music comes all the strange and twisted things we sometimes think we're hearing.
The Irish World Newspaper
Famed for their energetic live performances, Hermitage Green are set to perform at the London Irish Centre, Camden, London on December 19th.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Slade's Noddy Holder to earn A 800,000 this year from 'Merry Xmas Everybody'
Slade frontman Noddy Holder is set to earn A 800,000 this year from his band's festive 1973 hit, 'Merry Xmas Everybody'.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
Concert review | Irish Tenors: Singers bring charm, clarity to live performance
For many central Ohioans, a beloved PBS concert came to life tonight when the Irish Tenors brought a program full of traditional tunes and songs, sacred music, and holiday favorites to the Palace Theatre.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Brian Ritchie, bass player for the legendary acoustic punk band the Violent Femmes, has been based in Tasmania for some years now.
Lily Allen reclaims top spot in British music chart
English singer Lily Allen rose back to the top of Britain's singles chart on Sunday as competition for the coveted Christmas number one spot heated up.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Rebecca Newman in a scene from her video
THE video for York soprano Rebecca Newman's Christmas single - filmed on a York steam railway - has gone viral, with 88,000 hits on Youtube in just over a fortnight.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
This is Wiltshire
Sutton Benger's Gabrielle Aplin knocks Pogues off top of festive chart
The song knocked The Pogues' '80s Irish folk ballad, Fairytale of New York off the top spot in the 2012 PPL People Most Played Christmas Songs chart.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Review: Christmas albums
My halls are decked with boughs of holly, the partridge is nesting in the pear tree, and I've been sitting so long beside this open fire that my chestnuts are well and truly roasted.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
One Direction halt Kodaline's dash for No 1
Kodaline's bid to spend their tenth week this year at No 1 in the album chart has been halted by the tweenybopper might of One Direction fans.
Paddy McGuinness to host special Christmas edition of Take Me Out
Paddy McGuinness, bottom left, with fellow presenter Christine Bleakley, top, from left, Holly Willoughby, Phillip Schofield, and Ant and Dec PADDY McGuinness is hosting a special edition of Take Me Out on ITV's Text Santa this year - and has joked he is going to get co-host Christine Bleakley a Bolton Wanderers football kit for Christmas.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Cambridge Evening News
Get your tickets to the 50th Cambridge Folk Festival
Yep, the Cambridge Folk Festival is turning 50 next summer, and tickets for the four day roots extravaganza go on sale on Monday, December 2 at 10am.
AUDIO: Local bands record Fairytale of New York Christmas single for John Thornton charity
Galway Bay: Rus Scagell and his band Walk The Night have released a cover of Fairytale of New York, originally by Shane MacGowan And he's now taking the next steps in his musical career to support the same cause - Ferndown-based charity the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Blades looking sharp for comeback Dublin shows
The Blades are gearing up for their comeback shows in Dublin this December and frontman Paul Cleary is promising new material at the gigs.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Roll Bama Roll
Well, I've Never Been to Spain But I've Been to Chattanooga Random 10
It's Senior Day at Alabama and what a class it is. Here is hoping that they don't have to play more then 2 quarters.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
This Is Staffordshire
Newcastle-under-Lyme College students worked alongside Stereophonics' ...
DATE WITH THE STARS: Photographer Hans-Peter van Velthoven with students Eloise Martin-Parsons, Robyn Clark, Hannah Pugh, Alexandria Brown, Kerry-Ann Bowers and lecturer Alex Williams, right.
In Pictures: Hundreds of thousands raised as chart-toppers hit the Childline stage
It was a blast from the past last night as Boyzone, once the biggest boyband in the world, took to the stage for the Childline fundraiser at Dublin's O2.