status quo

Interview: Bob Young

Bob Young is Status Quo’s unofficial fifth member, their roadie, tour manager and harmonica player as well as co-writer on many of the band’s biggest hits with Francis Rossi… we look back at his career and re-issue of his country LP, Back in Quo Country…

PRS for Music Heritage Award map

The PRS for Music Heritage Awards celebrate the first live gigs of some of the nation's most iconic bands and artists with a beautiful commemorative plaque. As well as honouring the fantastic creators of some of the world's favourite songs, PRS for Music also acknowledge the essential role that live music venues play in the development of our future stars. To date, PRS for Music has awarded seven of these special plaques.

Squeeze Musical Heritage plaque is back

Fans of Squeeze and local historians of south-east London will be pleased to know that the PRS for Music Squeeze Musical Heritage Award plaque has been returned to it's rightful place. A crack team of workmen turned up to the Greenwich Dance Agency, arriving in the PRS for Music white van to restore the plaque to the site of Squeeze's first gig.

Hardest Working Bands

PRS for Music Announces Britain’s Hardest Working Bands of 2010. Peter Andre has been crowned the most performed artist to headline at Major Venues for 2010 by PRS for Music.

Art of the Song – Status Quo

PRS for Music approached some of its most high profile songwriters and composers and asked them to put pen to paper to transcribe their compositions or lyrics to some of our best loved music.We’re profiling each composition in the month leading up the auction. Today it's the turn of PRS for Music Heritage Award honorees and Britain's hardest working band Status Quo.

The Crave interview

On supporting Status Quo, touring as the test of a band and why jamming is 'a conversion'

PRS for Music Launches Art of the Song

On Wednesday evening the Berners Street basement was transformed into a gallery and played host to members, staff, press and guests for the launch of Art of the Song.