John Peel, RIP.
OK, I admit it: I had severe misgivings about the Magic Band recording a new album without the Captain, but it's surprisingly good. More »
Guardian obituary: Derek Bell Derek Bell, who has died aged 66 following minor surgery, was the harpist—and the only Ulsterman—with the Irish music group, the Chieftains. He was equally renowned as a classical performer. A poetic tribute: Derek Bell won't go to hell: He played the harp far too well.
In which I rave about a photo in a pub.