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The Rock and Roll Deconstruction Daddio – ‘Other Side’

In Richie Dowling on April 5, 2010 at 1:44 pm


Richie Dowling


Amidst tales of heroin abuse, alcohol abuse and body-building er, abuse, one element of controversy stands out about today’s band; is the red hot chili pepper a fruit or a vegetable?

I’ll put this one to rest here and now; botanically speaking the chili is a berry. Band members rejected the other contenders such as The Cute Little Raspberries and The Healthy Anti-Oxidant Blueberries before finally settling on a moniker that would conjure up pleasant memories of being burned at both ends after a spicy meal.

Despite this, the RHCPs have never achieved the commercial success they deserve. But still, having lost the shirts off their backs, and sometimes with nothing left in their wardrobes but a single sock per member, they continue to funk on regardless, and I for one applaud their dedication. Read the rest of this entry »

The Rock and Roll Deconstruction Daddio [No.1]

In Richie Dowling on January 28, 2010 at 12:15 pm

By Richie Dowling


Europe: The Final Countdown

Just in case some of the “crusty oldsters” aren’t down with their shit here’s a link to the video so they’ll know what we jive-talkers are digging:-

We’ll take things on a verse by verse basis.

First verse:-

We’re leaving together,
But still its farewell
And maybe we’ll come back,
To Earth, who can tell?
I guess there is no one to blame
We’re leaving ground
Will things ever be the same again?
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