❉ Martin Ruddock traces the genesis of Space Oddity, released 50 years ago today.
❉ Andrew Hickey takes a closer look at Lennon’s most popular album, one that’s talked about rather less than it’s listened to.
❉ Life begins at 40 in the second volume of Kenneth Womack’s biography of the legendary producer.
❉ We chat with the ertswhile drummer for The Small Faces, Faces and The Who, whose autobiography, Let the Good Times Roll, is out 31st May.
❉ A tapestry of sound that signalled that the world could revolve musically.
❉ The Beatles’ Christmas records were as as joyous as anything they produced, if much sillier.
❉ Released on this day in 1965, ‘Rubber Soul’ was the Beatles sixth album. We’ve compiled some interesting facts and trivia about the album, from the cover to the contents.