Appetising items on our lavish tray of conversational hors d’oeuvres this week include:-
Billie Eilish, 20, (“the youngest at headliner at Glastonbury”) and pop stars who started even younger – “Little” Stevie Winwood, Stevie Wonder, Ranking Roger, Annabella Lwin, Alex Chilton and Peter Frampton.
“The poison of criminal violence and gang warfare” (supposedly Brighton in 1948) and other highlights of Brighton Rock.
The Stones – what they heard when the screaming stopped and the Hyde Park show 53 years ago.
Kate Bush on Woman’s Hour.
Found in the attic: an old copy of Smash Hits from 1982 and the rich variety on offer – the Belle Stars, Monsoon, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, The Teardrop Explodes on a bill with Queen, Vic Godard goes swing, Scritti Politti, Neil Tennant on Hambi & The Dance.
A did-they-play-day-or-night-at-Woodstock parlour game.
TLC v Sam Fender in the Glastonbury highlights. One of them was “monumentally boring”.
Famous quotes that were invented – “Let them eat cake”, “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting its shoes on”, “Ringo isn’t even the best drummer in the Beatles” etc.
… and the winner(s) of this month’s quiz.
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