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Tony Barrell's Adventures in Music and Mystery
Why is the music business full of royal titles?
So many people are 'over the moon' these days. How did that start?
John Lennon's mysterious UFO encounter
‘The True Wheel’ is one of Brian Eno’s most mysterious songs
What are those tall London buildings behind the Beatles on the roof?
Tony Barrell explains why he wrote 'The Beatles on the Roof'
The expression 'toy boy' is older than many people think
James Bond’s top-secret connections with the county of Kent
'Hanky-panky' used to mean something quite different
Many young lives were changed when Roxy Music played Top of the Pops