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Chas & Dave

Chas Hodges dies, aged 74

Chas Hodges, best known as the pianist and singer in the much loved duo Chas & Dave, has died at the age of 74. Although hits such as Rabbit, Ain’t No Pleasing You and Snooker Loopy brought Hodges recognition in … read more

Live Reviews

A Flock of Seagulls at Rewind Scotland 2018

Rewind Scotland, Scone Palace, 20-22 Jul 2018

Everyone’s favourite retro festival turned ten this year, so I expected Rewind to pull out all the stops. And they did just that. Regular gig pals Sarah and Pete joined me again for a jaunt to sunny Perth, where we … read more

Music

Off The Chart: 13 October 1986

Off The Chart: 13 October 1986

Come back to this day in 1986 for another two hours of hits, headlines and happy-ever-afters on this week’s Off The Chart! As always Steve and Julian scour the week’s UK singles chart for half-remembered hits, plus three tracks from … read more

Album Reviews

Lee Thompson: One Man's Madness

Lee Thompson: “One Man’s Madness – The Official Soundtrack”

It’s a difficult statistic to come to terms with. Madness has been a functioning unit in one form or another – with only the occasional time out along the way – since 1976. That’s longer than most marriages. Next year … read more

Artists

Chas & Dave

Chas Hodges dies, aged 74

Chas Hodges, best known as the pianist and singer in the much loved duo Chas & Dave, has died at the age of 74. Although hits such as Rabbit, Ain’t No Pleasing You and Snooker Loopy brought Hodges recognition in … read more