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A select discography of “Auld Lang Syne”

“Auld Lang Syne” is such a standard on New Year’s Eve that many musical artists, in almost every genre, have covered it since Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians popularized it in the 1940s. But in all these years which artist has done it the best?

The Motörhead brotherhood

“He’s being remembered in a million different ways,” says drummer Mikkey Dee, speaking of the late Motörhead icon, Lemmy Kilmister. Interview by Martin Popoff.

Top 10 Ringo Starr drum performances

When discussing instrumental prowess, Ringo Starr’s drumming contributions have often gotten short shrift over the years. Here are 10 examples of his great drumming performances.

British Rock Roundup 2017

There are plenty of books that make good music history guides for British Rock. Gillian G. Gaar explores this year’s most interesting releases.