Jack F. Williams


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Smokey Robinson Says It’s Up to Republicans to Speak Up Against Trump

Smokey Robinson would like the real, good Republicans to please stand up ... because he says it's up to them to rid the country...

Inspector Morse composer Barrington Pheloung dies

Barrington Pheloung hid clues in the show's haunting theme music.

‘My father said I should be looking after the cows’: the first female Tuareg guitarist

Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking...

Miles Davis’s 20 greatest albums – ranked!

With his lost 1985 album Rubberband out in September, and the 50th anniversary of In a Silent Way – released this week – we...

Star ‘disappointed’ as rain-hit festival is cancelled

Disco diva Gloria Gaynor says extreme weather left the Rewind North festival site "unsafe".

Will shifting attitudes towards ageing change cinema?

Many blockbuster films cater to younger audiences leaving a sizeable older audience marginalised.

Ludovico Einaudi review – as cliched and shameless as a Simon Cowell No 1

Barbican, LondonThe Italian composer’s musical language is pitifully narrow and he is a limited pianist. The audience appear to be mesmerised – but there’s...

Mabel: High Expectations review – confident pop lacks personality | Alexis Petridis’s album of the week

(Polydor)On her undeniably hit-making debut, the daughter of Neneh Cherry sings ‘I’m not a people pleaser’ over backings intent on pleasing as many as...

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz mark nine-year anniversary with sweet posts

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz got married on 31 July 2010.