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Five Star

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The Cool Notes, Smiley Culture, Asher Senator, Pato Banton, Five Star: Hammersmith Palais, London

Live Review by William Shaw, Smash Hits, 22 May 1985

"All Dayers" have been going for years. They're marathon sessions of dancing to reggae and soul records with live appearances from the singers who made ...

Five Star: Five Go To Disneyland

Report and Interview by William Shaw, Smash Hits, 9 October 1985

Pooh Bear wanders by with a pot of honey on his head! Shoals of artificial fish splash merrily in a nearby lake! Donald Duck sings ...

Five Star

Interview by Chris Heath, Smash Hits, 5 April 1986

Nosey? Smash Hits? Well, yes, we are a bit. Like when we spoke to Five Star we couldn't resist asking them how much money they ...

Five Star: Sibling Soul

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 24 May 1986

FIVE STAR are one of Britain's most successful chart acts, but their Dad still keeps them firmly in line. PAOLO HEWITT meets the stars who ...

5 Star: "Like Any Father, I Just Want The Best For My Kids"

Interview by Lloyd Bradley, Q, November 1986

No discos. No stepping out with the opposite sex. Arranged marriages a distinct possibility. Is Buster Pearson, 5 Star's father and manager, being a touch ...

Five Star: Between The Lines (RCA)

Review by Jon Wilde, Melody Maker, 26 September 1987

HANG ABOUT, I'm still picking the lumps of Crunchie from my Hampsteads, still salivating over the last Five Star squalls, still worrying over the way ...

Five Star: The Legend Continues!!

Interview by Tom Doyle, Smash Hits, 10 August 1988

The Star — worran institution! For five years now they have been in the public eye but does anyone know what they're really like? "Er, ...

Human League/Kim Wilde/Altered Images et al: Cardiff Arena

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 20 December 2002

YOU CAN LOOK back as fondly on the '80s as you like, but the truth is the music back then was as hit-and-miss as it ...

The Here And Now Tour: Many Happy Returns

Report and Interview by Pete Paphides, The Guardian, 8 March 2003

To some, the Here And Now Tour is a has-beens cabaret, to others it's a harmless trip down memory lane. Peter Paphides reports from the ...

Five Star: And Then There Was One…

Retrospective and Interview by David Burke, Classic Pop, October 2019

At their '80s peak Five Star lived the high life in a Berkshire mansion and drove a fleet of supercars. But then the hits dried ...


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