The Strokes phenomenon was consolidating in all hemispheres of the globe. A wave of rock of the new millennium that went beyond the purely musical to weave complicities with the world of fashion.
Syd Barrett was ploughing through the green meadows of England by the side of the road. That morning he packed his luggage in a cluttered room in London.
Ella Fitzgerald's prodigious voice exuded tremendous joy, with one of the most beautiful natural tones in history.