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Re(4): Moondogreengrocer IP: 188.8.131.52 Posted on March 10, 2018 at 07:38:09 PM by ageing ted
Yes - the blind Viking street musician with the homemade instruments. Played percussion behind Julie. Much like the Cleaners, he was better appreciated in Germany than in his home country and moved there for decades. A fascinating story and an amazing career. Check out Sax Pax For A Sax on YouTube. You'll be hooked.
Q: What do Doris Day and Martin Newell have in common?
A: The arrangement of 'Before The Hurricane' contains an homage to Doris' 'Secret Love' as confessed by Andy Partridge in the excellent Quietus article about The Greatest Living Englishman (as posted on Facebook). Replies: