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by dead ringer
25 Nov 2020, 19:58
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: AC/DC
Replies: 17
Views: 1813

Re: AC/DC

I read somewhere (Bob’s excellent book? Peaches: A Chronicle of the Stranglers: 1974 - 1990?) that there was nearly a fight between AC/DC and The Stranglers. The lads were having a usual wind up and accused AC/DC of being hippies cos they smoked Marijuana. Bon Scott was not amused and wanted to hav...
by dead ringer
15 Nov 2020, 18:49
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: RIP Sir Sean Connery sad news and loss.
Replies: 10
Views: 933

Re: RIP Sir Sean Connery sad news and loss.

Maybe he was the inspiration for the song 'Sometimes'? :lol:
by dead ringer
31 Oct 2020, 23:37
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Jam some good songs but rather boring imho
Replies: 43
Views: 3015

Re: The Jam some good songs but rather boring imho

They were a very credible band though, made serious money and Weller has forged a huge solo career that Hugh wanted but can only dream off!
by dead ringer
31 Oct 2020, 23:31
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: RIP Sir Sean Connery sad news and loss.
Replies: 10
Views: 933

Re: RIP Sir Sean Connery sad news and loss.

Very sad news that Sir Sean Connery has died age 90,the best bond by a mile IMHO, and did some great films before and after Bond, he had a great life but I was a huge fan of him in Bond but me made loads of other great films, a fantastic icon and actor, mine is a vodka Martini shaken not stirred. T...
by dead ringer
14 Jul 2020, 23:14
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Rick WakeMan interview
Replies: 9
Views: 1096

Re: Rick WakeMan interview

aldinblack wrote: 14 Jul 2020, 15:23 mmm I don't know tbh. Not sure he's up to the job, what with all the legendary competition out there. Plus, I doubt he can play a solo and down a pint of Stella simultaneously.

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I doubt it, he's been teetotal for about 30 years!
by dead ringer
08 Jul 2020, 22:46
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Magnificent Seven (The Clash)
Replies: 7
Views: 792

Re: The Magnificent Seven (The Clash)

Good bass line by Norman!
by dead ringer
06 Jul 2020, 23:08
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: James Dean Bradfield
Replies: 30
Views: 2706

Re: James Dean Bradfield

Jon the Impaler wrote: 06 Jul 2020, 16:15 Sorry ........... but who ?
He wears dresses and has a minimalist approach to bass playing, you know?
by dead ringer
06 Jun 2020, 20:03
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Best MUSIC books read
Replies: 36
Views: 2717

Re: Best MUSIC books read

Joe Strummer - Redemption Song

Rick Wakeman - Grumpy Old Rock Star 1&2

Neil Peart - Ghost Rider
by dead ringer
10 Apr 2020, 22:37
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Clash
Replies: 31
Views: 2075

Re: The Clash

The Clash were BIG IN AMERICA. Stadium rock... https://youtu.be/78PoG2qw9G4 Hugh didn't get that big success with The Stranglers. . JJ wasn't a friend of western boots and for him American people are strange or even ridiculous. One main reason Hugh left the band... Obviously discounting the time fr...
by dead ringer
07 Dec 2018, 16:08
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: RIP Pete Shelley
Replies: 32
Views: 12822

Re: RIP Pete Shelley

Well that was a shock! :(
by dead ringer
03 Jul 2018, 15:35
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: The Kinks are back!
Replies: 21
Views: 7404

Re: The Kinks are back!

It seems they're putting some new tracks together in the studio which means that they won't even have to see each other or be in the same place at the same time, no talk of live gigs!
by dead ringer
30 May 2018, 15:32
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Dave's gear through time
Replies: 16
Views: 8366

Re: Dave's gear through time

Come back Mr Organ Grinder, Could do with your expert opinion here mate, cheers. [/quote] Would like to hear Dave's answer to your comment. Can't believe that Mr. Greenfield plays on shit equipment, especially because there's no necessary. Of course he can use the equipment which he finds the proper...