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For many rock fans, a Bob Dylan/Neil Young co-headlining bill is a bucket-list occurrence, a rare opportunity to see two legends for the price of one (very expensive) ticket. That possibility became reality last evening in London’s Hyde Park, where Dylan and Young performed alongside openers Sam Fender, Laura Marling and Cat Power.
Technological revolutions can change the way pop songs are written. In 1949, RCA Records introduced a new 45rpm record made of vinyl instead of the more brittle and fragile shellac that 78rpm records were made of. There was one big caveat – it could only hold about three minutes of music. The pop single as we know it was born, the equivalent of 99-cent download song of its day.
Gwyneth Paltrow almost snubbed her Oscar-winning role in Shakespeare in Love because she was so distraught over her 1997 split from former fiance Brad Pitt.
Real-f, based in Otsu, Japan, has pioneered the production of some uncannily lifelike masks.
A Banksy mural which appeared overnight in a Welsh steel town this week is under 24-hour guard to manage crowds flocking to see it.