Which UK city has the worst musical history?
23rd Apr 2009 | 15:25
Plymouth, Derby and Portsmouth… apparently
Take all the number one UK albums since 1960, work out which cities each band came from, 'compare' that to the population of said cities and you will, apparently, find out which one has "the worst musical history".
Commiserations, then, to Plymouth, Derby and Portsmouth.
Ok, so the maths sound a bit dubious, but it's all in a good cause. Absolute Radio have teamed up with Yamaha's Guitars For Schools campaign to give one secondary school a bunch of guitars. Thus spawning Plymouth's answer to Paul McCartney, we presume.
Parents, pupils and teachers can nominate and vote for a school here.