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Dave Edmunds

Dave Edmunds is 80 this week. Almost an unsung hero of pop, Dave was born in Cardiff and began at the age of 10 when...

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Jimmy Destri

Jimmy Destri was born James Mollica and is 70 this week. Hailing from Brooklyn, New York he joined Blondie as their...

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Ella Eyre

Ella Eyre, or Ella McMahon as she was born is 30 this week. She was born in Ealing in west London and got her break in...

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Terry Hall

Terry Hall, formally of the Specials, Fun Boy Three and the Colourfield, would have been 65 last week. After a tough...

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Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry is 60. Arguably her best track? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJ9VBMBS3qE

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Yvonne Fair

Yvonne Fair passed away 30 years ago last week. Yvonne was born Flora Yvonne Coleman in Richmond, Virginia in 1942 and...

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Steve Wright

Back in 1980 when Steve Wright joined Radio 1 from Radio 210 in Reading, I had the job of showing Steve where the...

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Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg is 30 this week. Born in Nottingham, Jake got his break when he was invited to perform at the BBC...

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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...

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