UB40 play the De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill 2nd Oct 2015
Mike Curtis… Talking to a friend about the forthcoming UB40 gig at the De La Warr Pavilion, I suggested that with the passage of time they ought perhaps to be renamed UB75. That got me thinking……. Updating other Bands: Caravan = Mobility Scooter ZZ Top = ZZ zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Madness = Dementia The Mamas and The Papas = The Grandparents The Nice = The Grumpy Queen = Still Queen Yes = Probably Not
The Who – The Who? Factory = Brownfield Site Dr Feelgood = Dr Feelrubbish The Rolling Stones = The Rolling Stones Dave Clark Five = Dave Clark Two Four Tops = One Top Stiff Little Fingers = Flaccid Little Fingers… Just a thought………..
Mick O’Dowd… REO Speedwagon + REO a bit slower wagon. Wings= Zimmer Frames. Or perhaps to be a bit controversial, Stallion= Old Nags. Sorry fellas! Another Climax Blues Band= Impotent Blues Band. Men at Work= Redundant or retired. Cars= Mobility scooters. T.Rex= Extinct.
Peter Fairless… Morbidly Obese Lizzy, perhaps? Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, and Eric Clapton: Crème Fraîche? Dexy’s Twilight Stroll. Eddie & The Zero Emission Hybrid MPVs
Jim Breeds… Talking Heads = Did somebody just say something? The Beach Boys = The I’ll Just Sit Up Here On The Prom And Watch Thanks Boys. CSNY = CSNO. Bruce Springsteen & The East Street Band = Bruce Wobblesteen & The East Street Nursing Home Band. The Searchers = What Did I Come Upstairs For? The Cast of Hair = The Cast.
Chris Cozens… Genesis – Revelation. 10cc – Viagra. Supertramp – Crappyrichbastard.
Phil Gill… Sham 109. Never Mind The Botox.
Alan Esdaile… Leo Sayer = Leo Said
Terry Huggins… Mike Oldfield = Mike New Housing Estate. Spooky Tooth = Ghostly Dentures.
Chris Sambrook… Iron Zeppelin, even heavier.
Mark Randall… Returning to original post ( nice thread BTW) UB40 = Job Seekers Allowance.
David Miller… Cat Steens = Yusuf Islam, Stallion = Stale Onion, Expandis = Contractis (or Shrinkis), The Move = The Stationary, The Breathers = Air Supply, Black Sabbath = Grey Sabbath, Jefferson Airplane = National Air and Space Museum, Neu – Alte, The young Rascals = The Old Curmudgeons. Metallica – Rustica. Focus – Blur.
Alan Pepper… Head hands and feet – Cloth cap mittens and slippers !!
Ten years after – Fifty years later. Thin Lizzy – Obese Liz
Jam/ Marmalade – Preserves. Electric light orchestra – Wind farm area
Sweet – Sour !!!
Yvonne Cleland… Wailers – Whisperers. Can – Can’t. Kiss – Suck. Grateful Dead – Grateful Alive. The Jam – The Puree. Cheap Trick – One Free Go. Oasis – Puddle. Rare Earth – Old Compost. The Heptones – The Metatones. It’s a Beautiful Day – No It Isn’t. Journey – Gentle Stroll. The Smiths – Still Relevant. Television – Smartphone.
Tim Barton… Nah, oasis, scorched earth . Blur – still life. ultravox – debole voce. deep purple – purple rinse. magazine – blog. buzzcocks – dead battery. It Bites – where’s me dentures? INXS – in moderation, dear. INXS – in moderation, dear. Lloyd cole & the quintessence.
Shane Wright… Blondie..-Greyhair. Sex pistols..-limp guns
Eric Cawthraw… How about; Crosby Stills Nash and Young – Crusty Ill Bashed and Old. The Grateful Dead – The Grateful Fossils. Egg – The Hatched. Blodwyn Pig – Blodwyn Meat Extract.