News: Musical notes – The Beatles, Mick Jaggar and, er, Robbie Williams

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THE quids are alright!
According to the Bank of England, Take That bad boy Robbie Williams is one of the names suggested to take pride of place on UK currency.
The Bank of England has produced a list of notable names suggested by members of the public to grace bank notes alongside our Jubilee-toasting monarch Queen Elizabeth II.
Among the musical mentions are classical composers such as Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, Dame Ethel Smyth, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Benjamin Britten – and of course Sir Edward Elgar, who did feature on the old £20 being taken out of circulation.
However more modern musicians feature on the list – Mick Jagger, The Beatles, and, er, Robbie Williams.
A Bank of England spokesman said: “The Bank reserves the right not to include suggested names. Inclusion on the list does not imply any endorsement by the Bank.”
Thanks goodness for that.