Kate McGarrigle

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‘I was promiscuous – that’s murder on marriage’: Loudon Wainwright III on sex addiction, booze and family feuds
The singer-songwriter fought with his father, fell out with children Rufus and Martha and drove away his first wife before the honeymoon was even over. At 76, has he finally made some kind of peace with the world?

Simon Hattenstone

05, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Martha Wainwright: ‘Forget rock excess, life on the road was a juggling act for me’
The Canadian-American singer-songwriter on why she needed to tell a different story in her candid autobiography

Edward Helmore

27, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Rufus and Martha Wainwright: ‘When Mum died, we sewed ourselves together again’
The famous musical siblings revisit their fractious childhood relationship and recreate an old photograph

Harriet Gibsone

16, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Pete Long obituary
Other lives: Maths teacher who became an authority on musicians including Neil Young and Jackson Browne

John Soane

26, Jun, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Rufus and Martha Wainwright review – quirky, magnificent festive blowout
Chrissie Hynde, Neil Tennant and Sophie Ellis-Bextor joyously topped up the Wainwright siblings’ big-hearted Christmas fundraiser, A Not So Silent Night

Ian Gittins

08, Dec, 2019 @11:36 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about road trips
A reader takes a trip through your suggestions, with Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney and the McGarrigle sisters making the list

Sheila Deane

12, Apr, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Rufus Wainwright: my family values
The singer-songwriter talks about his relationship with his father, Loudon Wainwright III, having a child with Leonard Cohen’s daughter and his marriage to Jörn

Interview by Caroline Rees

22, Apr, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about brothers and sisters results
RR regular John Hindle has picked this week’s playlist, which you can read about and listen to here as we continue our slightly tweaked format

John Hindle

03, Mar, 2016 @12:00 PM

Various: Sing Me The Songs: Celebrating the Work of Kate McGarrigle – review
This collection of recordings from a series concerts in tribute to Kate McGarrigle is a glorious thing, writes Robin Denselow

Robin Denselow

20, Jun, 2013 @9:30 PM

Martha Wainwright: Come Home to Mama – review

Martha Wainwright contemplates motherhood on her third album but fails to match the power of her older songs, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

13, Oct, 2012 @11:05 PM

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Patti Smith: how she rocks our world

Patti Smith is rock royalty, and a new album and book from the 'godmother of punk' make 2012 a jubilee year. Now 65, her influence shows no sign of waning. We spoke to musicians she has inspired, from Martha Wainwright to Johnny Marr

Interviews by Hermione Hoby, Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy and Kathy Sweeney

26, May, 2012 @11:15 PM

Emmylou Harris: Hard Bargain – review
Emmylou Harris's 21st solo album finds the country singer taking stock, writes Gareth Grundy

Gareth Grundy

23, Apr, 2011 @11:05 PM

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