Chas and Dave

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Chas Hodges remembered by Dave Peacock
One half of the musical duo Chas and Dave remembers his best friend, a happy-go-lucky but determined man who loved writing, playing – and fishing

David Peacock

16, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Chas Hodges obituary
Singer, songwriter and pianist who was half of the popular duo Chas and Dave, famed for their ‘rockney’ style of music

Dave Laing

23, Sep, 2018 @3:09 PM

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Chas Hodges, an appreciation: one of the most significant English folk musicians
The Chas and Dave singer, who has died at the age of 74, gave voice to working-class London

Michael Hann

22, Sep, 2018 @3:32 PM

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Chas and Dave: how we made Rabbit
‘We met Camilla Parker Bowles at a Royal Variety show. She told us: “I do love that Rabbit song – we used to dance to it at parties!”’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

12, Feb, 2018 @2:50 PM

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Chas and Dave singer Chas Hodges diagnosed with cancer
The group have cancelled a number of dates while one half of the famous London duo is treated for cancer of the oesophagus

Guardian music

06, Feb, 2017 @5:00 PM

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Camp Bestival review – boutique festival meets preteen summer camp
Ironically rearranged chart hits loomed large on a weekend that embraced a diverse array of acts, from James to Chas and Dave, writes Ian Gittins

Ian Gittins

04, Aug, 2014 @12:43 PM

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Arthur Jerrom obituary

Other lives: Steel guitar player who toured with the great country singer Slim Whitman

Pete Wilkinson

08, Jul, 2014 @1:58 PM

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Chas and Dave review – Nostalgia for a fading working-class culture

The 'rockney' duo's familiar knees-up blend of rock'n'roll, music hall and boogie-woogie have 'em dancing in the aisles, writes Dave Simpson

Dave Simpson

14, Apr, 2014 @2:02 PM

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Ask Chas and Dave anything – live chat

The 'rockney' duo answered your questions on everything from rabbits to playing for 50,000 metallers at Sonisphere

Michael Hann

31, Mar, 2014 @11:32 AM

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Family life: My sister's diagnosis, Chas & Dave and Mum's All-Bran loaf
Readers' favourite photographs, songs and recipes

30, Nov, 2013 @7:30 AM

Chas & Dave perform When Two Worlds Collide and Ain't No Pleasing You - live session video

Cockney duo Chas & Dave perform an exclusive live session at the Guardian's studios: a song from their new album and a 1982 classic

Thibaut Rémy, Ben Kape, Andy Gallagher and Richard Sprenger

30, Oct, 2013 @1:21 PM

Chas & Dave: That's What Happens – review
Chas & Dave go back to their skiffle roots on their first studio album in 18 years, writes Molloy Woodcraft

Molloy Woodcraft

26, Oct, 2013 @11:05 PM

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