Articles Tagged 'Ian Dury'

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CPRVRiJ7QQ&feature=related London is well served with hymns to its own populace, going back to Music Hall days and beyond. Here’s North London’s own Chas & Dave with a song from the 1937 musical Me and My Girl. The song, named after a street in the borough of Lambeth, was so popular at […]

10 Baddest Brits In History (Or Popular Legend)

Baddism can take many forms. You can be a badass, bad-meaning-good, bad-meaning-cool or even just plain bad. And British history being what it is, some of our baddest characters have also been pretty awful, and some of our most noble countrymen have also been total badasses. It’s confusing. Here follows, then, a ragbag collection, a […]

Coldplay Fund New British Thriller

It used to be a fairly well-trodden showbiz path: ridiculously famous and rich rock band starts hanging out with film-makers; film-makers try and make a film; film struggles to get funding; ridiculously famous and rich rock band steps in; day is saved. That’s how Monty Python’s Life of Brian finally got finished after all — […]