FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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141 Past masters: Peter Aspden on Terry Riley and Joni Mitchell2014-12-05 16:05:00
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142 Kitchen-sink commandments: ‘Decalogue’, 25 years on2014-11-28 14:45:00
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143 Hitting the arts jackpot2014-11-21 16:32:00
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144 Revolution for sale: Peter Aspden on Nike and The Beatles2014-11-14 16:05:00
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145 Beginnings and endings: Taylor Swift and Sylvie Guillem2014-11-07 12:44:00
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146 Show us what you’ve got2014-10-31 15:56:00
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147 Rich pickings: Peter Aspden on spectator apartheid2014-10-24 14:01:00
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148 Rhythm and bruises: Peter Aspden on Boy Blue2014-10-17 13:47:00
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149 Rembrandt right or wrong2014-10-10 10:14:00
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150 Flux and the city: Peter Aspden on urban art2014-10-03 13:05:00
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151 Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen2014-09-19 13:05:00
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152 Roll over, rock ’n’ roll: Peter Aspden on Miley Cyrus2014-09-12 11:05:00
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153 Computers versus connoisseurs2014-09-09 13:20:00
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154 Sun, sea and tragic wisdom: Peter Aspden on cultural tourism2014-09-05 14:35:00
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155 In praise of boiled string2014-08-29 14:30:00
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156 Snap judgment: Bendor Grosvenor on photography in galleries2014-08-22 11:35:00
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Snap judgment: Bendor Grosvenor on photography in galleries

The editor of arthistorynews.com welcomes the decision of the National Gallery in London to let visitors photograph works – and hits back at critics who say it will make people look at art in the ‘wrong’ way…read more

157 The loser’s guide to movie-going2014-08-15 16:35:00
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158 Vintage women: Jan Dalley on late flourishing2014-08-08 14:00:00
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159 Graffiti and the gallery: Peter Aspden on Pure Evil2014-08-01 09:00:00
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160 Icons of dissent2014-07-25 15:45:00
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