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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Charlie O. » 06 Dec 2017, 17:10

Neneh Cherry was briefly in The Slits, whose lead singer was Ari Up, who was the step-daughter of Johnny Rotten, who was referenced in one of Neil Young's more famous lyrics ("Hey Hey, My My").
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 06 Dec 2017, 18:36

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Ranking Ted » 06 Dec 2017, 21:14

Crikey. That Bon Jovi one was a stretch. Anyway...

Terry Callier recorded Hidden Conversations with Massive Attack, who featured Damon Albarn on their Heligoland LP. One of the guests on Albarn’s Gorillaz album Demon Days was Ike Turner, who’s biggest hit with Tina (in the UK at least) was River Deep, Mountain High, written and produced by Phil Spector, who also wrote Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) for Darlene Love, which was laterally given a miserable rendition by the perfectly useless Jon Bon Jovi.

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Jeemo » 06 Dec 2017, 22:33

Terry Collier was played by James Bolam, who was was in the Likely Lads which also starred Rodney Bewes who was mates with Jimi Hendrix, who was a musician who wore shoes. Jon Bon Jovi wears shoes.
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 06 Dec 2017, 22:39

Or

Terry Collier was played by James Bolam, who was was in the Likely Lads which also starred Rodney Bewes who was mates with Jimi Hendrix, who was a musician who set fire to his guitar. Someone needs to set fire to Jon Bon Jovi.
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby kewl klive » 06 Dec 2017, 22:47

Terry Callier recorded a song called Lean On Me, as did the Redskins, who, on their Tube appearance suffered a microphone malfunction, a technique satirised by 70s comic Norman Collier, a great favourite of Bob Marley who toured with Bruce Springsteen, a New Jersey son like JBJ innit?
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Postby Ranking Ted » 06 Dec 2017, 23:00

And again...

Callier collaborated with Beth Orton on her Best Bit EP. Orton’s debut single was a cover of the Ronette’s I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine.... and fin.

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Postby Charlie O. » 06 Dec 2017, 23:34

Terry Callier had a song called "You Don't Care"; The Ramones had a song called "I Don't Care", the record of which was co-produced by Tony Bongiovi, uncle of Jon Bon Jovi.
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Charlie O. » 07 Dec 2017, 00:01

Michael Nesmith was in The Monkees, whose last album Good Times! was co-produced by Adam Schlesinger, who co-wrote the songs for the Hugh Grant-Drew Barrymore rom-com Music And Lyrics. Hugh Grant's vocal coach for that movie was Martin Fry.
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Ranking Ted » 07 Dec 2017, 00:02

Can I throw in my Phil Spector link again for the Ramones? :)

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Ranking Ted » 07 Dec 2017, 00:03

Charlie O. wrote:Michael Nesmith was in The Monkees, whose last album Good Times! was co-produced by Adam Schlesinger, who co-wrote the songs for the Hugh Grant-Drew Barrymore rom-com Music And Lyrics. Hugh Grant's vocal coach for that movie was Martin Fry.

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Charlie O. » 07 Dec 2017, 00:38

Jeemo wrote:Terry Collier was played by James Bolam, who was was in the Likely Lads which also starred Rodney Bewes who was mates with Jimi Hendrix, who was a musician who wore shoes. Jon Bon Jovi wears shoes.

Tom Waits For No One wrote:Or

Terry Collier was played by James Bolam, who was was in the Likely Lads which also starred Rodney Bewes who was mates with Jimi Hendrix, who was a musician who set fire to his guitar. Someone needs to set fire to Jon Bon Jovi.

Or

Terry Collier was played by James Bolam, who was was in the Likely Lads which also starred Rodney Bewes who was mates with Jimi Hendrix, whose controversial posthumous LPs Crash Landing and Midnight Lightning were engineered (overdubs) by Tony Bongiovi, uncle of Jon Bon Jovi.
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Hugh » 07 Dec 2017, 06:59

Terry Collier was played by James Bolam in The Likely Lads. Bolam once went to the shops and bought a new jersey. New Jersey is an album by Bon Jovi

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby The Modernist » 07 Dec 2017, 12:40

Some more for you

Janet Jackson to The Lovin Spoonful
Orange Juice to Peggy Lee
Kraftwerk to Tom Jones.

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Hugh » 07 Dec 2017, 13:08

Kraftwerk stand dead still during their live performances but apparently it’s not unusual.

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby McBastard » 07 Dec 2017, 16:05

The Modernist wrote:Some more for you


Orange Juice to Peggy Lee


Orange Juice mini album called Texas Fever...
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Ranking Ted » 07 Dec 2017, 16:07

Kraftwerk met Iggy Pop and David Bowie on the TEE. Bowie collaborated with Brian Eno on a number of LPs as did Talking Heads. Tom Jones had a hit with a cover of Burning Down The House with the Cardigans.

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Ranking Ted » 07 Dec 2017, 16:07

McBastard wrote:
The Modernist wrote:Some more for you


Orange Juice to Peggy Lee


Orange Juice mini album called Texas Fever...

Boom!

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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby PENK » 07 Dec 2017, 16:56

Janet Jackson is the sister of Michael Jackson who worked with Quincy Jones who recorded a cover of ‘Summer in the City’.

Covers make this a bit easier don’t they?
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Re: Link (a BCB game!)

Postby Darkness_Fish » 07 Dec 2017, 17:02

Orange Juice's lead singer was Edwyn Collins, Rolf Harris covered Edwyn Collins' "A Girl Like You" on his Can You Tell What it is Yet? album, and Rolf is also famous for his novelty song "Jake the Peg-gy Lee".
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