Selfridge was the American who shook up the world of retail — and London's social starchiness — in 1909, with the founding of the great Oxford Street luxury store, Selfridges ... just like Lloyd Webber, today's king of the London musical ... He rolled the dice in London at a time when stores chose who would be allowed to enter.
A few days previously I had been flying back to NYC from London, where I was born and grew up ... Timing is everything ... But it’s not uncomplicated ... People, books, music, art, theatre, London, travel, friends, going to the pub, watching my beloved Arsenal play – these were all part of the tool kit that I relied on for diversion and distraction ... .
When Estella talks over the music, our patience is tested ... Whereas Beethoven, in his singular way, gives you all you need, Chaplin’s silent films are actually incomplete without music to provide emphasis and shading. Kings Place screened his The Immigrant (1917) as part of its London piano festival last weekend.
The RageAgainstThe Machine guitarist has opened up on the impact the punk band's iconic album 'LondonCalling' had on him, and helped him expand his tastes beyond heavy metal ... "And 'London Calling' was really the record where they incorporated music from around the world and every song sounded like The Clash.
Kylie Minogue looked smitten with PaulSolomons at a Frieze and Versace party in London Friday - amid claims Paul won't be moving back to her native Australia with her ... Sighting.Kylie Minogue looked smitten with Paul Solomons at a Frieze and Versace party in London Friday - amid claims Paul won't be moving back to her native Australia with her.
Probably because of the harsh glare of the spotlight in today’s all-consuming age, there’s been a dearth of younger stars in popular music ... And only a few months ago, she sealed a deal with Atlantic Records after strong interest from London’s music HQs.
It was down by these woods and waters where Moloney once said you can almost hear the trees playing music and whistling tunes and that is still true at any time of the year ... It wasn’t anywhere around here that the music of The Chieftains as arranged and directed by Moloney first became a sort of soundtrack to my running life.
Video does not show woman collapsing after COVID-19 vaccination in London... Video shows people dropping "dead" outside a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in London after receiving a shot ... The songs and the life story of late Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley are brought to London's West End in a new musical celebrating his legacy.
The Beatles. Get Back. Ethan A ... Any number of ambitious (outlandish?) concepts never came to fruition, but the seeds of that notion eventually did bear fruit in the form of that now legendary twenty-minutes or so where the Beatles rediscovered the spontaneous joy of playing music together on the rooftop of the London edifice where they were working ... .
The London native rose to fame in the mid-1950s with his band “The Steelmen” climbing high up in the charts ... “When we got New York I bought the sheet music to a load of rock ’n’ roll songs and by the time I got back to London I could play them all.” ... Rock ‘n’ roll wasn’t really a thing at this time in London.