New Series Mark Goodier presents a two-part profile of pop star Kylie Minogue, who has enjoyed phenomenal success, first in the late 80s and more recently as a visually arresting purveyor of sophisticated dance pop. 1:
The singer recalls her initial chart fame, fuelled by producers Stock Aitken Waterman.
Producer Malcolm Prince
George Melly delves into some of the more colourful activities- drink, drugs, prostitution and sex -that inspired a rich seam of American jazz and blues.
5: Drink. Black performers of jazz and blues practically cornered the market in recordings about booze, as exemplified by Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well?, What's the Use of Getting Sober (When You're Gonna Get Drunk Again) and more sombre songs by Hot Lips Page and Oscar Brown Jr.
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