Articles Tagged 'Sir Cliff Richard'

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Twelve Notable (And Slightly Odd) Versions Of “Auld Lang Syne”

Before we get into the list proper, here’s a challenge for you. Grab a guitar from somewhere, tune it to open-C, and let the venerated country blues master John Fahey teach you how to play “Auld Lang Syne” ready for midnight tonight. That way, you can actually properly carpe your diem, rather than just making […]

News Roundup: Bodice-Ripping Sex Scenes In ‘Downton Abbey’?

The great British period drama has been many things, haughty, educational, dignified, but it’s never been particularly explicit, has it? Colin Firth might have smouldered around in his wet shirt for Pride and Prejudice, but he didn’t then whip off his breeches and startle the maid. Well, it looks like that’s all about to change, […]

Want Soul Food? Call Sir Cliff!

Sir Cliff Richard has carved himself a long and hugely successful music career by taking things which are American – rock ‘n’ roll being the prime example – and recreating them using English ingredients. So it should not come as that big a surprise to discover that he can do much the same sort of […]