• Beats International

    Dub Be Good To Me Beats International

    Beats International

    Beats International was an electronic music band, formed in the late 1980s by Norman Cook, after his departure from The Housemartins. A loose confederation of musicians, the line-up also included vocalists Lindy Layton and Lester Noel, rapper MC Wildski, and keyboardist Andy Boucher. Unusually, the band's live line-up also incorporated a graffiti artist, who would paint designs on a backdrop while the musicians played. Their first album, Let Them Eat Bingo spawned the number one UK single Dub Be Good To Me, a re-working of the S. Read more on Last.fm

  • Grace Jones

    Walking In The Rain Grace Jones

    Grace Jones

    Grace Jones (born Beverly Grace Jones on May 19, 1948, in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a model, singer and actress. Raised in Syracuse, New York, she found success in the 70s as a model, working in New York and Paris (where she shared an apartment with Jerry Hall and Jessica Lange), before rising to public prominence as a singer and personality. Jones secured a record deal with Island Records, which resulted in a string of club hits. The three disco albums she recorded - Portfolio (1977) Read more on Last.fm

  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions

    Watching The Detectives Elvis Costello & The Attractions

    Elvis Costello & The Attractions

    Elvis Costello & The Attractions was a critically acclaimed pop and rock band formed by English musican Elvis Costello in 1977. Producing famous work in the genres of punk and new wave music, it also contained Steve Nieve (ne Nason) on keyboards, Pete Thomas on drums, and Bruce Thomas (no relation) on bass. Costello recorded and toured solidly with them until 1984, when he disbanded them to pursue solo projects. Internationally, the band is perhaps best known for popular rock hits such as "Oliver's Army" and "Pump It Up" Read more on Last.fm

  • Ted Hawkins

    Happy Hour Ted Hawkins

    Ted Hawkins

    Ted Hawkins (October 28, 1936 – January 1, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter. He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States. Hawkins was an enigmatic figure through most of his career; he split his time between his adopted hometown of Venice Beach, California where he was a mostly anonymous street performer, and Europe, where he and his songs were better known and well received in clubs and small concert halls. Born into a poor family in Mississippi Read more on Last.fm

  • Dan Sartain

    Walk Among the Cobras Dan Sartain

    Dan Sartain

    Dan Sartain (August 13, 1981 - March 20, 2021) was an American rockabilly musician from Birmingham, Alabama. He has released records for Swami Records, One Little Indian, Skybucket Records, Cass Records and Bent Rail Foundation. Although he has released several self-produced albums over the years, his first commercially-available studio album Dan Sartain Vs. The Serpientes was released by Swami Records in 2005. This was followed in 2006 with Join Dan Sartain on the same label. As of June 2007 he was on tour as support for The White Stripes. Read more on Last.fm

  • Katy J Pearson

    Those Goodbyes Katy J Pearson

    Katy J Pearson

    Katy J Pearson is a British singer-songwriter based in Bristol. Biography Bristol-based singer/songwriter Katy J Pearson lends her radiant, high-tremolo vocals to country-tinged, 1970s-influenced songs that often share an affectionate, breezy feel. Her debut album, Return, appeared in 2020. Two years later, Sound of the Morning found her diversifying her sound with grittier input from Speedy Wunderground founder Dan Carey on select tracks. Hailing from Gloucestershire Read more on Last.fm

  • Richard Thompson

    Shoot Out the Lights (6 Music Session, 18 Jul 2014) Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949, Notting Hill, London) is a British singer/songwriter and guitarist. Highly regarded for his guitar techniques, Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991. Similarly, his songwriting has earned him an Ivor Novello Award and, in 2006, a lifetime achievement award from BBC Radio. Thompson made his debut as a recording artist as a member of Fairport Convention in September 1967. Read more on Last.fm

  • Sex Pistols

    I Wanna Be Me Sex Pistols

    Sex Pistols

    Sex Pistols were a punk rock band that formed in London, United Kingdom in 1975. They are, together with The Clash and The Damned, responsible for initiating the punk movement in the United Kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Although their initial career lasted just two-and-a-half years and produced only four singles plus one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols, they are regarded as one of the most influential acts in the history of modern popular music. Read more on Last.fm