Ok, so things have got a little out of hand. The joint statement from Sonic and Jason trading as SP3 has been removed from the internet on Gerald Palmers request. The statement was an appeal to SP3 fans asking them not to purchase the SP3 records recently released by Gerald Palmer. We have achieved unity […]Read more "SPACEMEN 3 TALK"
In a previous blog I had stated that a certain document that had been circulated on the internet that had described Gerald Palmer as a ‘rapist,’ was offensive and unacceptable. I then foolishly committed the same offence on a Facebook post. I realise this is a gross mistake and offer a sincere apology to those […]Read more "AN APOLOGY FOR GERALD PALMER"
Music Ground in Doncaster was a fantastic shop, crammed with guitars of all makes, Fender, Gibson, Vox, Dobro, National, Rickenbacker, it was glorious. The owner Rick was a little like Moe the barman from the Simpsons, a slightly surly guy, his son was of similar ilk. Goff was our manager, that was his appointed position, […]Read more "THE ODDBALL GUITAR"
On tour we backed the van up to a wall leaving no space for any would be thieves to gain entry, we also took the guitars in to the hotels, it was about all you could do to avoid the robbers and fortunately we never victims to theft. Back in those days all any thief […]Read more "VAN RAIDERS"
The people who first established a drug trade in Rugby are long gone, they were inspired by the times. They grew up in a country scarred by war and tied down by archaic values and attitudes, the 1960’s may not have been swinging in Rugby but a small minority were committed to try and get […]Read more "DRUG SQUAD"
I was at a point in my life when I had no idea what the plot was, a brief short stumble, a sudden bout of uncertainty, it was the kind of void that I could have easily filled with drink, drugs, deviant activity , instead I found something that would provide a brief distraction from […]Read more "THE G WORD"
Dear Nige, We last met at your Grandmothers house over two decades ago, you asked me why I was driving a Golf and not riding a Harley Davidson, a good question and in retrospect I guess I should have been riding something, a Triumph Bonneville perhaps. I was in full time musician mode at that […]Read more "A REPLY TO A FOUND LETTER"