Alabama 3

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Jailhouse rock: how history’s crimes live on in music
From Maggie May to Ronnie Kray, crooks have long inspired songs, as a new book proves

Duncan Campbell

05, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Alabama 3 review – raucous ravers soak up mashup outlaws' sin and soul
This was a rambunctious wake for founding member Jake Black – with their Sopranos’ theme a high point among club and country meldings

Graeme Virtue

15, Dec, 2019 @2:27 PM

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Jake Black obituary
Co-founder of the band Alabama 3 whose track Woke Up This Morning became the theme tune of The Sopranos

Adam Sweeting

29, May, 2019 @4:39 PM

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Readers recommend: melancholy songs | Peter Kimpton
Bittersweet, articulate, beautiful or bold? Suggest selections for a special form of sadness in songs for this week’s sorrowful but strangely uplifting topic, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

27, Aug, 2015 @7:00 PM

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Howard Marks benefit gig leaves audience on a high
Event was chance for fans of former drug smuggler known as Mr Nice to pay homage and raise funds for his cancer treatment

Duncan Campbell

28, Feb, 2015 @12:17 PM

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Howard Marks: this concert is not a farewell
Retired dope dealer and author of Mr Nice – who has inoperable cancer – to perform London gig with Super Furry Animals and other guests this week

Duncan Campbell

24, Feb, 2015 @10:00 AM

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Readers recommend: songs about smuggling and stealing – results

Pickpockets to highwaymen, bank heists to drug smuggling, the readers' collective Robin Hood act has made a treasure chest, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

19, Dec, 2013 @1:40 PM

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IRA veteran Sean Garland escapes extradition to US
Former Workers' party president wanted over alleged links to 'super dollars' North Korean counterfeiting plot

Henry McDonald in Dublin

21, Dec, 2011 @3:49 PM

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From Alabama 3 to Jay-Z: an exclusive preview of this year's full Glastonbury lineup

Three days, three nights, hundreds of acts - here we present the exclusive preview of this year's full Glastonbury lineup. Alexis Petridis picks the hottest new acts, curiosities, old-timers and nerve-janglers to hear at this year's festival

Alexis Petridis

29, Apr, 2008 @8:24 AM

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Irvine Welsh talks to the Alabama 3

Their sound is synonymous with The Sopranos, and yet the Alabama 3's hard living would make Tony himself blush. They talk to No 1 fan Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh

21, Apr, 2008 @2:20 PM

After Presley and Cash, Alabama 3 get prison blues

Prison concert is part of Rock Against Racism's reincarnation to fight BNP

Duncan Campbell

22, Mar, 2008 @2:46 PM

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Duncan Campbell on death mask sculptor Nick Reynolds
What do an executed prisoner from Texas, a former UN official and an eccentric Cornish aristocrat have in common? They've all had their death masks made by sculptor and Alabama 3 member Nick Reynolds. By Duncan Campbell.

Duncan Campbell

27, Sep, 2007 @2:28 PM

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