Angry John Lennon letter to Phil Spector sells for £53,000

A letter written by John Lennon to Phil Spector in the mid 1970s has sold for £53,000 at an online auction – over seven times its estimated pre-auction price of £7,000.

Happy Birthday, Basher! Nick Lowe at 65!

It was Nick Lowe's 65th birthday this week, an occasion that had me pottering around the Memory Shed, where I came across the following story, written about a much younger Nick.

Kate Bush “overwhelmed” as 22 London shows sell out in minutes

Kate Bush's run of 22 London shows sold out this morning [March 28] in less than 15 minutes. According to a statement released by Bush's press agent, the tickets which went on sale at 9.30am this morning are now completely sold-out. “I’m completely overwhelmed by the response to the shows," said Bush. "Thank you so much to everyone. Looking forward to seeing you all later this year.”
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