News

The Daily Soundtrack

Beatles ‘Loud Cut’

By any standards, Rubber Soul, released by The Beatles in 1965, is one of the most important records ever made. Nothing wrong with those early Beatles records of course – and we have interesting and rare copies of Please Please Me, With The Beatles,  Beatles for Sale, Hard Day’s Night and Help in

The perfect nanny

The original supernanny, Mary Poppins, returns to our screens later this year with another British actress, Emily Blunt, taking over the title role from Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins Returns. The new film may be a triumph but it will be a surprise if Emily can match Julie in the singing department. Julie

Dazzling Led Zep III

On September 7, 1968, more than 1200 people turned up at the Gladsaxe Teen Club near Copenhagen to see the latest incarnation of a band with a big reputation and a string of hits behind them. But The New Yardbirds, as they were billed, had instead become something really new, Led Zeppelin, by

Vintage voices

When the Daily Mail’s Classical Music Critic dropped into The Record Album recently, his eyes alighted keenly and immediately on a sizeable collection of historic vocal recordings in the far corner of the back room. There, nestling in the bins seemingly neglected, are the distinctive lilac covers of vinyl albums from the prestigious