The general election’s almost upon us again. As the nation prepares to head to the polls, what about the musicians that have stood for office over the years? Here’s eleven of music’s best (and worst) attempts at running for office, by artists who quickly realised the transition from Wembley to Westminster isn’t an easy one. By Alex Flood.
An auction of more than 1,300 clothes, instruments, pieces of jewellery and other items owned by Ringo Starr has raised a total of $9.2m (£6.1m). The highlight of the sale was a drum kit played by Starr on many Beatles hits,which fetched $2.1m (£1.4m). A Rickenbacker guitar once owned by […read more…]
…more top-notch rarities this week at 991.com including the stunning U.S. Beatles Apple Records rarity that is the promo only ‘Christmas’ album, a wonderful Swedish version of the Kinks Klassic ‘Village Green’, a Prince test pressing and sealed promo LPs, a top UK folk rarity from the legendary Davy Graham and Shirley […read more…]
Morrissey has unveiled another single from his forthcoming album, Low In High School. The track, Jacky’s Only Happy When She’s Up On the Stage, is the third single from the album and follows Spent The Day In Bed, and I Wish You Lonely. Low In High School is released on […read more…]