Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg is 30 this week. Born in Nottingham, Jake got his break when he was invited to perform at the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury in 2011. One of this early songs, Country Song was chosen by the brewery Greene King IPA for a national TV commercial. She had...

Da Da Da (Trio)

In the early 80s, a handful of songs came along that became hits which, at almost any other time, would have gone unnoticed. The obvious one was Laurie Anderson’s O Superman, which I had a hand in making a hit, Teddy Bear by Red Sovine and, this week’s...

Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones, or Q as he is known in the industry is coming up to his 91st birthday. He has produced 47 UK hit singles, here’s the list. Artist Title Date entered Position Lesley Gore It’s My Party 22/06/1963 9 Lesley Gore Maybe I Know 26/09/1964 20 Aretha...

John Travolta

John Travolta is 70 this week. Not a lot that people don’t know about John except that he once danced with Sean Connery at a party held by Frank Sinatra, but here he is joining the gorgeous Olivia on stage at one of her concerts. This is...