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Springsteen and Billy Joel for New York Obama show

Springsteen and Billy Joel for New York Obama showFundraiser next month to cost between $500 and $1000 a seat

Hot Chip To Headline Matter This Month

Hot Chip To Headline Matter This MonthBand revealed as secret bill toppers for their former label's 10th birthday

Jesse Malin Releases New York Live Album

Jesse Malin Releases New York Live AlbumPlus the storyteller is coming to the UK for some intimate gigs

Rod Stewart To Release Song Collection

Rod Stewart To Release Song CollectionSpanning 1971 - 2004, the deluxe set includes rarely seen video footage

David Byrne To Perform Talking Heads Songs In London

David Byrne To Perform Talking Heads Songs In LondonHe'll also be drawing on new tracks written with Brian Eno

Hold Steady Confirm Band Member Illness Behind Tour Postponement

Hold Steady Confirm Band Member Illness Behind Tour PostponementGuitarist has been hospitalised, dates will be rescheduled.

Smashing Pumpkins Lined Up For Neil Young's Annual Benefit Shows

Smashing Pumpkins Lined Up For Neil Young's Annual Benefit ShowsZZ Top and Death Cab also set to play for the Bridge School

New Neil Young Documentary - Read The Uncut Review!

New Neil Young Documentary - Read The Uncut Review!Uncut has seen 'Don't Be Denied' ahead of it's airing on TV next month

Kurt Cobain's 'Ashes' To Be Smoked As Part Of Art Exhibition

Kurt Cobain's 'Ashes' To Be Smoked As Part Of Art ExhibitionGerman artist claims to want to 'release Cobain from the media circus'

Kasabian, Stereophonics and Keane To Play Acoustic Sessions

Kasabian, Stereophonics and Keane To Play Acoustic SessionsGlasvegas, Razorlight and many others help to out Mencap

Julian Cope Set For South Bank Show

Julian Cope Set For South Bank ShowThe legendary musician/poet to present 'Black Sheep' at the RFH

War On Drugs Added As Support For Club Uncut This Week

War On Drugs Added As Support For Club Uncut This WeekThe band who were to due to play with The Hold Steady now drop in for Ladyhawk

Kaiser Chiefs Announce Mammoth Spring Tour

Kaiser Chiefs Announce Mammoth Spring TourThe band hit the arena trail in support of new album

The Hold Steady Cancel UK Tour

The Hold Steady Cancel UK TourStarting with tonight's Oxford Academy show

Kings of Leon Storm To Top Of UK Album Chart

Kings of Leon Storm To Top Of UK Album ChartOnly By The Night is one of the fastest selling albums of the year

Bruce Springsteen For Superbowl Half Time Show

Bruce Springsteen For Superbowl Half Time ShowThe E Street Band confirmed for next year's final

Dylan's Tell Tale Signs Available To Hear This Week

Dylan's Tell Tale Signs Available To Hear This WeekBootleg Series 8 will stream online ahead of release

Elbow Announce Biggest UK Show To Date

Elbow Announce Biggest UK Show To DateMercury Prize winners confirm Wembley Arena show

Oasis To Headline London Roundhouse With 50-strong Choir

Oasis To Headline London Roundhouse With 50-strong ChoirThe band set to close BBC Electric Proms festival

Paul Newman: 1925 - 2008

Paul Newman: 1925 - 2008'The Hustler' has lost his battle with cancer, aged 83

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Robert Wyatt interviewed: "I'm not a born rebel..."


Today (January 28, 2015), social media reliably informs me that Robert Wyatt is 70, which seems a reasonable justification for reposting this long and, I hope, interesting transcript of an interview I did with him at home in Louth back in 2007, a little before the marvellous “Comicopera” was...