Adam Behr

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Saturday, 1 August 2020

Peter Green: troubled Fleetwood Mac founder leaves legacy of brilliance that shines still

One of rock’s clichés, originating in a Neil Young song lyric, is that “it’s better to burn out than to fade …

By Adam Behr

Monday, 11 May 2020

Little Richard’s scream kicked off rock'n'roll and still echoes today

When British author Nik Cohn wrote one of the earliest histories of rock in 1969, his title was the ostensibly nonsensical …

By Adam Behr

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Glen Campbell combined rural grit and urban sheen to straddle American music like a Rhinestone Cowboy

The American singer Glen Campbell did not care for musical boundaries. He probably enjoyed hearing The Meters, doyens of New …

By Adam Behr

Monday, 7 August 2017

What 70 years of the Edinburgh Festival has done for the arts – and the economy

Sir Rudolph Bing, co-founder and first director of the Edinburgh International Festival, once said: “The opera always loses money. That’s …

By Adam Behr