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Cilla Black died at her home in southern Spain on Saturday, aged 72

Cilla Black confirmed to have died of a stroke

Cilla Black died of a stroke after falling and hitting her head at her Spanish villa, her sons have confirmed, adding that they are "devastated by the sad loss of our mother".

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  • You will not doubt The North Sea's conviction and ambition The North Sea - Anniversary

    Dublin band The North Sea deliver a hugely Impressive debut bristling with passion and rapture

  • Joe Locke: Effervescent spirit Joe Locke Love is a Pendulum

    There is no sense of a musician resting on his laurels in this busily adventurous and, yes, vibrant, album from the American veteran of the vibes, who once incidentally collaborated with the Beastie Boys.

  • Elina Duni's Dallëndyshe: an intriguing marriage of modern, piano-led jazz with passionate Albanian folk song. Elina Duni Quartet Dallëndyshe

    An Albanian singer who was raised in Switzerland, Elina Duni teamed up over a decade ago with pianist Colin Vallon during music studies at the Hochschule der Kunste in Berne. Her second LP for ECM applies an open-ended jazz sensibility to Albanian song.

Andy Irvine 70th Birthday Concert Vicar St DVD/CD
Friends and guests gathered to perform with Andy at Vicar Street in 2012, now on CD and DVD

A recently-released DVD and CD capture the electric atmosphere at Andy Irvine's 70th birthday nights at Vicar Street in 2012.

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