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Birthdays on the Tube, 15-21 November

Birthdays on the Tube, 15-21 November

Bjork, Coleman Hawkins, Benjamin Britten, Hoagy Carmichael, Petula

A continuing series celebrating musicians' birthdays.

22 November 1965: Bjørk released her first self-titled album at the age of 11, at 14 she was in a punk band called Spit and Snot, and has since gone on to be one of the most successful and original musicians on the planet. Many of her classic videos have had their sound removed on YouTube, but "All is Full of Love" directed by Chris Cunningham  is up there still, and features the best lesbian robot love scene ever filmed.

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