Billy Ocean & Soul II Soul to headline Reload Festival

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TICKETS ON SALE FROM 10AM TODAY – www.reloadfestival.co.uk Sometimes a good song just sticks with you forever; Reload Festival knows a classic when it sees one and returns to Norfolk Showground this year with an amazing line-up perfectly designed to celebrate the good times. Embracing dancefloor fillers from every classic era of pop, disco, soul [...]

Sparks announce new album ‘Hippopotamus’

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Musical mavericks Sparks – Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael – will release their new studio album ‘Hippopotamus’ on September 8th 2017 on BMG, accompanied by the first European dates of The Hippopotamus Tour. Recorded in Los Angeles, ‘Hippopotamus’ sees them take the pop form, shake it up, and create an album that is adventurous, fresh [...]

A NIGHT FOR CHRISTINA – stars gather for Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre

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Eighties stars gather for a concert in support of the Kenny Thomas Family and The Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre on 6th June at Under The Bridge, Chelsea, London. Kenny Thomas is one of the UK’s most celebrated soul singers. From his early 90s smash hits “Thinking About Your Love”, “Outstanding” and “Best Of You”, [...]

The Beatles: The Early Years Collectors Edition of Vintage Rock magazine is on sale now!

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The latest special Collectors Edition of Vintage Rock magazine is on sale now! Available at WH Smith, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Easons and independent newsagents, our lavishly illustrated 132-page bookazine pays tribute to the early years of The Beatles. Liverpool’s finest were quite simply the most important pop-cultural phenomenon that the 20th century and beyond has ever [...]

David Bowie mentor Lindsay Kemp stars in new Tim Arnold video

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Tim Arnold’s creative versatility recently led godfather of punk Iggy Pop to compare him to David Bowie. With three albums set to be released this year, Arnold, (who also leads the Save Soho group with Stephen Fry) has found time to further his film making and directing, with new single Change featuring the legendary dancer [...]

Subscribe to Long Live Vinyl

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Long Live Vinyl is the magazine for passionate record collectors and newcomers to vinyl. Every issue is beautifully unique and celebrates all that we love about vinyl. Regular features inside the magazine include: reviews of the latest releases and re-releases the best places to find and buy essential records to collect by artists across all [...]

Classic Pop is going monthly!

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What’s happening? Classic Pop magazine is increasing its frequency from 6 to 12 issues per year with effect from Issue 29 (on sale May 2017). Why is it happening? We have had an overwhelmingly positive response to the magazine and we are delighted to be able to bring you even more music news and features [...]

One Hit Wonder: Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking

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There are one-hit wonders, and then there are No. 1-hit wonders – and Althea & Donna are in that very rarefied latter category. Jamaican singers Althea Forrest and Donna Reid were just 17 and 18 when they cut the track in 1977. Conceived as a mere light-hearted “answer song” to Trinity’s Three Piece Suit, it [...]

Win Isle Of Wight Festival 2017 Tickets Worth £3,900!

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Fancy grabbing yourself a piece of the action at this year’s Isle Of Wight Festival? We’ve teamed up with the organisers to offer Classic Pop readers the chance to win SIX pairs of tickets worth a total of £3,900. The Isle Of Wight festival returns this year as the first major UK festival of the [...]

Win a Pair of VIP Happy Days Festival Tickets worth £300!

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CLASSIC POP FANS CAN SCOOP A SUPERB PRIZE AT THIS FESTIVAL WHICH CELEBRATES THE LEGENDARY ARTISTS OF THE 70S, 80S AND 90S. Happy Days Festival returns for 2017 with another fantastic line-up packed with iconic acts. Running from 27-28 May, the event at Imber Court in Surrey features a whole host of legendary artists including [...]