Wilko Johnson

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Letter: Wilko Johnson obituary
Brian Bennison writes: the guitarist was a somewhat unorthodox chair of the Newcastle University Socialist Society

Brian Bennison

30, Nov, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Wilko Johnson’s second act was every bit as belligerent and explosive as his first | Alexis Petridis
Before a miraculous recovery from cancer made him more famous than ever, the Dr Feelgood guitarist fired up 70s rock with proto-punk playing and divisive songwriting

Alexis Petridis

24, Nov, 2022 @10:41 AM

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Wilko Johnson: Dr Feelgood guitarist and punk forebear dies aged 75
The Dr Feelgood guitarist died at home on 21 November, his family confirmed

Laura Snapes and Shaad D'Souza

23, Nov, 2022 @3:09 PM

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Wilko Johnson obituary
Musician with Dr Feelgood whose stark chords and pin-sharp riffs made him one of the most distinctive of British rock guitarists

Adam Sweeting

23, Nov, 2022 @12:30 PM

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‘I don’t want my career resurrected!’ The last orders of pub rock pioneer Mickey Jupp
After emerging from the 60s R&B scene, the songwriter skirted greatness before all but retiring to Cumbria. Now, at 78, he’s been convinced to release a collection of songs from his secret archive

Dave Simpson

29, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Wilko Johnson on life in lockdown: I feel grateful to be alive
The musician, who cheated death a few years back, looks forward to the end of his strict isolation at home in Southend

Wilko Johnson

08, Jun, 2020 @5:30 AM

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My first love song: musicians remember the soundtracks to their teenage crushes
A shaggy Texan, a firebreathing dancer, Liz Taylor … stars relive their first loves – and the tunes that bring them back

Interviews by Paul Lester

14, Feb, 2017 @7:00 AM

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‘As long as there are hairbrushes, people will sing’ – the best of 2016’s webchats
Jon Bon Jovi’s key change killer, Gemma Arterton’s weep-off with Glenn Close, the weirdest thing that ever happened to Harry Shearer … here are the highlights of 2016’s culture webchats

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life by Wilko Johnson – review
The wild-eyed Dr Feelgood musician reveals how it felt to live under a death sentence in this moving, rambling memoir

Jude Rogers

07, Jun, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Wilko Johnson webchat – your questions answered on cancer, biscuits, guitars and learning Latin
The Dr Feelgood musician on everything from being given 10 months to live, recording an album in the 11th month, how music has changed and why biscuits are bad news

31, May, 2016 @12:41 PM

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Status Quo/Wilko Johnson review – trance boogie and bluesy pub rock
The Quo deliver a hypnotic rave for pogoers, while Johnson’s magnetic stare and machine-gun strut light up a stodgy set

David Bennun

13, Dec, 2015 @1:45 PM

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Cult heroes: Lee Brilleaux, the bluesman who helped kickstart punk rock
Lee Collinson was the hard-working, blues-obsessed frontman of Dr Feelgood. But it was his punk attitude that was the secret to the success of the band

Tim Burrows

01, Dec, 2015 @12:03 PM

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