Max Décharné

Book Review

The great gig in the sky

Leaving the Building: The Lucrative Afterlife of Music Estates by Eamonn Forde reviewed

By Max Décharné

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Capital entertainment

London’s West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914 by Rohan McWilliam reviewed

By Max Décharné

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Did George Formby and Gracie Fields really help Britain out of the Depression?

Cheer Up! British Musical Films, 1929-1945 by Adrian Wright reviewed

By Max Décharné

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The good boy of jazz: Dave Brubeck’s time has come round at last

Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time by Philip Clark reviewed

By Max Décharné

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Chinatown — that late masterpiece of film noir — could never be made now

The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood by Sam Wasson reviewed

By Max Décharné

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When Decca records were part of everyday life

Decca: The Supreme Record Company: The Story of Decca Records 1929-2019 by Daryl Easlea and Darren Henley reviewed

By Max Décharné

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Speeding along the highway in America’s coolest cars

In a study of young people and cars, it is a shame that the key role of music is not more fully addressed.

By Max Décharné

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