Lost Joy Division and New Order Tapes Discovered (Top 12 of Feb. 2012)
(Gibson) Lost Joy Division and New Order Tapes Discovered was a top 12 pop story of Feb. 2012: Food star, restaurateur and "Naked Chef" Jamie Oliver recently made a startling discovery. Oliver and company were excavating an old bank in Manchester, England, when they found master tapes to tracks by Joy Division and New Order, according to NME.
Oliver and his cohorts were working on the bank to transform it into a new restaurant. The tapes come from many sessions of the legendary, Manchester-based bands. In addition to that amazing find, Oliver also found guns, gold and jewelry buried with the tapes.
So what does the celebrity chef have planned for his newfound loot? Well, nothing. Oliver turned over everything (valued at $1.7 million) to the British Treasury. more on this story
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