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




Beatles

In the first of two articles on the new Beatles documentary 'Get Back', Nick Dent-Robinson finds astonishing its previously unseen footage and enjoys its evocation of a Britain and the world that has now disappeared.




Charlie Watts

Nick Dent-Robinson pays tribute to Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts who died on August 24th.

More Profiles

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

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

Bruce Springsteen - Letter to You Bruce Springsteen - Letter to You

Miscellaneous - Some Reflections Miscellaneous - Some Reflections

Madonna - Profile Madonna




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




George Harrison

In the first of two articles Nick Dent-Robinson commemorates the 50th anniversary of the late George Harrison’s seminal album,’ All Things Must Pass'.

More Favourite Albums

Joni Mitchell - Blue Joni Mitchell - Blue

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

Amy Winehouse - The Collection Amy Winehouse - The Collection




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




Norah Jones

Upbeat Christmas album from Texas-raised jazz artisy Norah Jones




Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Breathtaking new live album from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band recorded at two 1979 anti-nuclear concerts at New York City's Madison Square Garden

More Reviews

Sting - The Bridge Sting - The Bridge

Rod Stewart - The Tears of Hercules Rod Stewart - The Tears of Hercules

Radiohead - Kid A Mnesia Radiohead - Kid A Mnesia

Linda Moylan - The Merchant Linda Moylan - The Merchant

Finneas - Optimist Finneas - Optimist

Duran Duran - Future Past Duran Duran - Future Past

Coldplay - Music of the Spheres Coldplay - Music of the Spheres

Oh Wonder - 22 Break Oh Wonder - 22 Break

Specials - Protest Songs 1924-2012 Specials - Protest Songs 1924-2012

Sharon Corr - The Fool And The Scorpion Sharon Corr - The Fool And The Scorpion