Sunday Aug 17
TV: Damien Love reveals his pick of the week's TV
A whole modern genre of cheap TV, largely aimed at drunk people, has grown up around showing clips of drunk people, usually students, rolling around in A&E rooms on holiday, and rolling around gutters and club toilets at home.
7-CD box set of Cooder soundtracks due September
Multi-Grammy-award winning musician Ry Cooder has been composing, arranging and playing atmospheric guitar on film soundtracks for over 30 years.
Today in Rock: August 1
On this day in 1964 it's the heyday of the harmonica, as the industry publication Billboard points out that The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and Stevie Wonder have all had hits with the instrument.
The Free Dictionary
Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a founder member of the Rolling Stones.
Wall Street Journal
James Brown and the Making of 'Get on Up'
"I was sitting right there," says Mick Jagger, pointing at a row of seats in the famous first balcony at New York's Apollo Theater.
Hear an Unreleased James Brown Performance From 'Get on Up' - Premiere
A year after the James Brown singles "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" and "I Got You " reached the top spot on the R&B charts, the funk and soul legend returned to Number One with his somewhat tongue-in-cheek ode to the fairer sex, the ballad "It's a Man's Man's Man's World."