I’m Derek. I’m a vinyl addict

Derek Pringle, the former England cricket all-rounder, has long been hooked on the sound of music – and the collecting of it too.  Music, along with certain smells, transports me to a previous time and place quicker and more faithfully than anything else. Dr Who may have his Tardis but records, their mysteries

Capture the funky mood

Ben Blackmore recommends an essential soundtrack for lockdown listening. Having signed off on the anxiety-inducing score for Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation, David Shire began work next on The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three, a stylish 70s potboiler starring Robert Shaw and Walter Matthau. But while The Conversation’s suspenseful soundtrack is an