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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221 Take it easy: Peter Aspden on The Eagles’ mellow magic2013-05-03 14:00:00
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222 Shock of the nude: Peter Aspden on Qatar’s statue problem2013-04-26 10:00:00
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Shock of the nude: Peter Aspden on Qatar’s statue problem

Doha’s aspiration to become a global centre for culture is admirable – its squeamishness over ancient Greek sculptures less so, says the FT’s arts writer…read more

223 Iron Lady, golden age: Jan Dalley on Thatcher’s legacy2013-04-19 11:00:00
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224 You had to be there: Jan Dalley on art and presence2013-04-12 11:00:00
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225 Give and take: Jan Dalley on paying for culture2013-04-05 10:05:00
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226 Only in France? Peter Aspden on cultural stereotypes2013-03-29 12:00:00
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227 Emir-art: Peter Aspden reports from the Sharjah Biennial2013-03-22 15:00:00
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228 The birth of dramedy: Peter Aspden on Steptoe and Son2013-03-15 16:45:00
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229 Watch out for tomorrow: Leo Robson on robots and writers2013-03-08 11:00:00
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230 The buzz business: Peter Aspden on the branding of culture2013-03-01 16:45:00
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231 Pop artist: Peter Aspden on Dinos Chapman’s first album2013-02-22 11:30:00
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232 Quiet, please: Peter Aspden on Kraftwerk and crucifixions2013-02-15 11:25:00
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233 Peter Aspden on Mat Collishaw and recession art2013-02-08 12:20:00
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234 Peter Aspden on the heritage impulse2013-02-01 15:10:00
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235 Peter Aspden on Philip Glass's Walt Disney opera2013-01-25 16:00:00
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236 Peter Aspden on David Bowie and the end of HMV2013-01-18 15:30:00
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237 All's fair2012-10-02 23:00:00
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238 Design decade2012-09-13 23:00:00
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239 Woody Guthrie remembered2012-09-06 23:00:00
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240 Real to reel2012-08-23 23:00:00
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