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Tony Barrell's Adventures in Music and Mystery
Where does the phrase 'hunky dory' come from?
Where on earth does the phrase ‘Planet Zog’ come from?
Tony Barrell examines one of Roxy Music’s finest songs
Diana Rigg and Natalie Wood were born on the same day. What else do they have in common?
Is your favourite pop star an insect, a lizard or a spider?
It's the world’s most valuable record cover!
Tony Barrell celebrates the Bowie song ‘Everyone Says Hi’
‘Holiday-maker’ is a stupid phrase, argues Tony Barrell
How Jane Fonda discovered Europe, landscape gardening, and saucy sci-fi
Did Bob Dylan give a London couple a big surprise?