Posts Tagged ‘George Michael’

The new issue of Classic Pop is available now!

George Michael

The new issue of Classic Pop magazine is on sale now! Available from WH Smith, Tesco and independent newsagents, our latest issue pays special tribute to George Michael following the star’s tragic death on Christmas Day. We have devoted more than 35 pages to the pop icon including an in-depth cover feature by Paul Lester [...]

Pop legend George Michael dies aged 53

George Michael

Music fans are in mourning after news broke late on Christmas Day that George Michael had died at his home, aged 53. Thames Valley Police stated that South Central Ambulance Service attended the singer’s property in Goring, Oxfordshire, at 1:42pm on 25 December. A police spokesman added: “Sadly, a 53-year-old man was confirmed deceased at [...]

Top 100 Singles of the 80s: 25-21

25 Erasure: Sometimes The first of two high-scoring entries for Erasure, and proof that if any one musician dominates UK Eighties pop – and this Top 100 – it’s Vince Clarke. He’s here as one half of Erasure, and also appears as one half of Yazoo, and as a quarter of early Depcehe Mode. This [...]

Top 100 Singles of the 80s: 80-76

80 George Michael: A Different Corner “This record is dedicated to a memory,” reads a note from George Michael on the rear sleeve of this, his second solo single and second solo UK number one.  It came two years after Careless Whisper, in April 1986. Wham! were still active but George and Andrew had announced [...]