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Duffy’s a daddy’s girl
February 19, 2009 – 3:16 pm | 4 Comments
Duffy’s a daddy’s girl

“My dad really knows his music,” said Duffy, “Even though the closest he got to being in the biz was when he was in a Right Said Fred tribute band.

Moldy Peaches on the View
February 17, 2009 – 11:52 pm | One Comment

Adam Green and Kimya Dawson are surely destined to become Plumbing Legends!

Sobaki Kachalova
February 11, 2009 – 10:57 pm | No Comment

The Midnight Plumbers’ favourite Russian post-punk band…

Bernard Lavilliers
February 10, 2009 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

Could be a plumbing legend…

Arthur Haynes
February 4, 2009 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
Arthur Haynes

Born in Hammersmith in May 1914, Arthur Haynes was the only son of a baker.   Although remembered today only by Nissan Micra drivers, Haynes was an immensely popular television comedian throughout the middle of …

Matt Monro
February 4, 2009 – 10:28 pm | No Comment
Matt Monro

Britain’s answer to Frank Sinatra.  Okay, Matt was no Ol’ Blue Eyes but he carved out a successful career as a romantic ballad singer both in Britain and America in an age dominated by raucous …

Ronnie Laine
February 4, 2009 – 10:27 pm | One Comment
Ronnie Laine

Ronnie Laine, bassist and founder member of The Small Faces, was born in Plaistow, East London, on April 1, 1946, son of a lorry driver.  At 16 he left school and began working as a …

Bob Hoskins
February 4, 2009 – 10:25 pm | No Comment
Bob Hoskins

Short, bad baldie who rose to fame in The Long Good Friday, Hoskins was born in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk in 1942 where his mother had been sent to escape the Blitz.  They couldn’t …

Russ Conway
February 4, 2009 – 10:23 pm | No Comment
Russ Conway

He was the pianist who brought joy with his tinkling fingers and his twinkling smile.  This attractive combination brought Russ Conway huge success in live concert and on record, and made him one of Britain’s …

Allan Williams
February 4, 2009 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
Allan Williams

The first manager of a Liverpool combo known as The Beatles.  This plumber and owner of the Jacaranda club was the man who took them to Hamburg in 1960 and set them on the road …