Grateful Dead lyricist. Died today aged 78
Veteran character actor, he’s described as. Better known to us lot as the chap who played the drums for the Band, backing Dylan on the 1966 tour after Levon threw in the towel. “Play Fucking Loud!”
More egg on the faces of the Operation Yewtree mob as DJ Dr Fox is declared innocent of all charges. What concerns me is, if the GMC have suspended him, will he be reinstated with immediate effect?
A friend and I were discussing the sad demise of Andy Fraser and his relative inactivity since Sharks folded. I ventured the opinion that if I had written all of Free’s hits by the age of 20 I might feel inclined to put my feet up for 40 years or so. Paul Rodgers, also, has hardly bust a gut since Bad Company broke up. My question is this. Hardly a week goes by without my hearing “All Right Now” on one radio station or another. How much would the artist and writers get paid for being played on, say, Chris Evans on Radio2
One of the great bass players, has died. I haven’t mastered cutting and pasting on this iPad, just look for Mr Big on YouTube.
A little late in the day, I know, but on The One Show this evening there is a feature on Rory Gallagher. Slash has a go on his Strat.