The world’s rarest records and the sartorial splendour of the satin tour jacket
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The dazzling super trouper of gentle enquiry is trained this week upon:-   Our recent encounter with John Lydon – his high viz shirt, his smoking habit and his usefully commercial righteous indignation about the upcoming Danny Boyle-directed ‘Pistol’ TV series.   Why Spinal Tap was a blessing and a curse for their real-life drummer Ric Parnell (RIP).   The magnificent bucolic frolic held in the memory of the Old Grey Whistle Test producer Mike Appleton.   The sad fate of Jackie Wilson.   The “pleasant illness” of record collecting.   Musicians who died onstage.   Why comedians might start to need bodyguards   The curious meaning of a “stone fox chase”. ---------- Make a pact to make better coffee. If you haven’t tried Pact Coffee yet, we’ll help you get started with 50% off your first and third order when you create a new Pact Plan. Go to Create your flexible coffee subscription. Enter the code YOUREAR at checkout. And get speciality coffee, through your letterbox. ---------- Tickets for Word In The Park in London on Saturday June 18th here: Subscribe to Word In Your Ear on Patreon and receive every future Word Podcast before the rest of the world, ad-free and with full visuals!: Get bonus content on Patreon See for privacy and opt-out information.
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On June 18 we laid on a celebration of all things McCartney on his 80th in the magical tented arena at Opera Holland Park in West London. People came from all corners of the globe. It turned out to be a feast of fond memories, forgotten songs, fresh perspectives, personal encounters, original...
Published 07/02/22
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