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Stock Aitken Waterman

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Is Lady Gaga corrupting our kids?

Comment by Pete Paphides, The Times, 12 August 2010

Modern pop stars are corrupting the young, says pop veteran Mike Stock. But isn't that what they've always done? ...

Rick Astley: How we made 'Never Gonna Give You Up'

Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 23 March 2020

"One day I was making the tea for Bananarama. The next I was at No 1." ...

Novelty Records: When pop goes bad

Retrospective by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 22 September 2010

The excruciatingly catchy novelty song was a hallmark of the 1980s. Is it back? And how do you write one? Dave Simpson talks to the ...

Sampling the Sounds

Report by Simon Frith, Jon Savage, The Observer, 18 October 1987

SIMON FRITH and JON SAVAGE on more copyright complexities ...

Stock, Aitken and Waterman: Let the Kids Decide

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 19 December 1987

Messrs. STOCK, AITKEN AND WATERMAN were this year's answer to Swain and Jolley, only (surprise surprise) they don't see it that way. SEAN O'HAGAN hears ...

Stock Aitken Waterman: Money, Love And Fun

Interview by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 18 July 1987

Million-selling marketing men STOCK, AITKEN and WATERMAN wouldn't know a political point if one hit them on the head, but, boy, can they get a ...

Pete Waterman: The Prat Who Calls Himself The Hitman

Report and Interview by Simon Witter, Sky, April 1989

The prat who calls himself the Hitman is how Stock Aitken Waterman's Pete Waterman describes himself. It's an admission that a 42-year-old who throws himself ...

see also Kylie Minogue

see also Jason Donovan


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