8 of the craziest conspiracy theories in music

The world of music is full of some crazy but surprisingly convincing conspiracy theories. Is Avril Lavigne really Avril… or was she replaced by some girl called Melissa? Who knows? We look at some of the weird and wonderful conspiracy theories that plague musicians. Paul McCartney is dead This one …

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Magpie recommends: the essential Beatles songs

June 25 marks Global Beatles Day; a day founded in 2009 to commemorate everything John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison have done for music and culture. The Beatles were formed in 1960, changing the face of music forever over the course of a decade. The four piece …

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7 British bands and musicians who deserve more love

Britain has produced countless amazing musicians over the years: David Bowie, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Sex Pistols, Oasis, Kate Bush, Radiohead, The Smiths, Pink Floyd. We could list more, but then you’d be here all day and we appreciate you’re busy. But we’ve also produced a lot of …

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Legendary Albums

Where to start with 9 legendary bands and artists

Listening to a legendary artist for the first time is daunting. Most of them have huge back catalogues, some of which are total duds. Where do you start? Here are our recommendations for 9 legendary bands and artists. Share your recommendations in the comments! Queen – Greatest Hits Oh yeah, …

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