Eric Clapton

Much as I admire Morrissey's refusal to conform, I don't much like his music

8 June 2019 8:00 am

Grade: B Rock stars who utter something a little gamey, something a tad right-wingish, are usually coerced by the lefties…

Steel Pulse perform at a concert organised by Rock Against Racism and the Anti-Nazi League at Victoria Park, Hackney in 1978.

How Eric Clapton’s racism sparked a musical revolution

19 January 2019 9:00 am

On 13 August 1977, a demonstration by the National Front was routed in the streets of Lewisham by thousands of…

Bob Dylan and Robbie Robertson at The Band’s ‘The Last Waltz’ concert in San Francisco in 1976

Reading Robbie Robertson's memoir is like stumbling into a name-droppers’ convention

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The recent spate of rock memoirs has proved one of the less rewarding sub- genres in the post-digital Gutenberg galaxy.…

Fasten victim: why will so few shops sell me a three-button suit?

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Harry Mount asks why he now has to struggle to find a three-button suit

David Litvinoff: queeny aesthete or street-hustling procurer?

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Even David Litvinoff’s surname was a concoction. It was really Levy. Wanting something ‘more romantic’, he appropriated that of his…

Hell is other people’s taste in music

10 August 2013 9:00 am

‘I don’t really like most of the music you play,’ said the tall blonde woman with whom I share my…