Nick Dent-Robinson


Interviews




'Legs' Larry Smith

In this 2010 archival interview Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band tuba player, tap dancer and occasional percussionist ‘Legs’ Larry Smith speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his long career, working with the Beatles and his band’s reformation for a series of 40th Anniversary shows.




Sam Brown

In this 2008 archival interview, which she believes to be definitive,, renowned singer-songwriter Sam Brown chats to Nick Dent-Robinson about some of the highlights of her thirty year career, including working with George Harrison, Jools Holland and Pink Floyd, the massive success of her 80's single 'Stop' and her then recently released fourth album 'Of The Moment'.




Chris Jagger

Nick Dent-Robinson speaks tp Chris Jagger, the younger brother of the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, about his forthcoming memoir 'Talking to Myself' and his own musical career.


Robbie Robertson - Interview

Robbie Robertson

Reissued to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, 'Stage Fright' was the third studio album by legendary Americana outfit The Band. Presented in a new mix with revised running order and accompanying Royal Albert Hall show, Nick Dent-Robinson chats to guitarist/vocalist Robbie Robertson about the disc


Alice Cooper - Interview

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new album ‘Detroit Stories,’ which, in homage to the infamous blue-collar city and his home town, includes new and classic covers, and features original band members.

More Interviews

Bob Harris - Interview Bob Harris

Bon Jovi - Interview Bon Jovi

Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Interview Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Interview Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Ed O'Brien - Interview Ed O'Brien

Doris Brendel - Interview Doris Brendel

Bob Geldof - Interview Bob Geldof

Melanie Blake - Interview Melanie Blake

Roger Ruskin Spear - Interview Roger Ruskin Spear

Trudie Myerscough-Harris - Interview Trudie Myerscough-Harris








Profiles




Bill Wyman

Nick Dent-Robinson assesses Oliver Murray's nostalgic documentary, which now available on DVD, is a film biography of Rolling Stones founding member and bass player Bill Wyman




As Years Go By

With the news that Marianne Faithfull has moved into a retirement home, Nick Dent-Robinson reflects on the growing amount of ageing rock stars.

More Profiles

Gary Brooker - 1945-2022 Gary Brooker - 1945-2022

Beatles - Get Back Beatles - Get Back

Charlie Watts - 1941-2021 Charlie Watts - 1941-2021

Lucy in the Sky.... - Pop StorIes Lucy in the Sky.... - Pop StorIes

Gerry Marsden - 1942-2021 Gerry Marsden - 1942-2021




Live Reviews




London Grammar

Nick Dent-Robinson enjoys a rare, intimate show from stadium-filling act London Grammar at the O2 Academy in Oxford.




London Grammar

Nick Dent-Robinson enjoys a rare, intimate show from stadium-filling act London Grammar at the O2 Academy in Oxford.

More Live Reviews

Supergrass - Alexaandra Palace, London, 6/3/2020 Supergrass - Alexaandra Palace, London, 6/3/2020

Lulu - New Theatre, Oxford, 22/9/20!9 Lulu - New Theatre, Oxford, 22/9/20!9

Purdy - Corn Exchange, Wallingford, 21/9/2019 Purdy - Corn Exchange, Wallingford, 21/9/2019

Van Morrison - New Theatre, Oxford, 27/10/2019 Van Morrison - New Theatre, Oxford, 27/10/2019

Fairport's Cropredy Convention - Cropredy, Oxfordshire,  8/8/2019...10/8/2019 Fairport's Cropredy Convention - Cropredy, Oxfordshire, 8/8/2019...10/8/2019








Favourite Albums




David Bowie

In our Re:View section, in which we look back at albums from the past, Nick Dent-Robinson is excited that David Bowie’s ‘Toy,’ previously soldas part of a box set format will be released in its own right.

More Favourite Albums

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass George Harrison - All Things Must Pass

Joni Mitchell - Blue Joni Mitchell - Blue

Crosby, Stills,  Nash and Young - Deja Vu Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Deja Vu




Features


Don Short - The Beatles And Beyond

Don Short

In 'Raging Pages' guest writer Nick Dent-Robinson finds fascinating 60's and 70's show business reporter and journalist Don Short's new memoir, 'The Beatles and Beyond'.


Miscellaneous - Comment

Miscellaneous

Nick Dent-Robinson sheds a contemporary light on a continued and much-debated controversy, namely, Which band is better, the Beatles or the Stones?

More Features

Miscellaneous - Interviewing Rock Bands and Stars Miscellaneous - Interviewing Rock Bands and Stars




Reviews




Little Boots

Homemade DIY disco on accomplished but melancholic latest album from electronic artist Little Boots




Stereophonics

Anthemic and impressively powerful bewalbum from Welsh band Stereophonics released to coincide with the 25th anniversary of their debut LP

More Reviews

Bryan Adams - So Happy It Hurts Bryan Adams - So Happy It Hurts

Weather Station - How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars Weather Station - How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars

Tears For Fears - The Tipping Point Tears For Fears - The Tipping Point

Slash - 4 Slash - 4

Oysterband - Read the Sky Oysterband - Read the Sky

Paul McCartney and Wings - Wild Life Paul McCartney and Wings - Wild Life

John Mellencamp - Strictly a One-Eyed Jack John Mellencamp - Strictly a One-Eyed Jack

Anais Mitchell - Anais Mitchell Anais Mitchell - Anais Mitchell

Silk Sonic - An Evening with Silk Sonic Silk Sonic - An Evening with Silk Sonic

Elvis Costello and the Imposters - The Boy Named IF Elvis Costello and the Imposters - The Boy Named IF