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Joe's teeth

Post by vacuumcleaner » 30 Jul 2017, 5:03pm

Joe had terrible teeth back in 1977. Did he get the upper right tooth replaced?

They mentioned in Redemption Song there was a long period when they couldn't play because of Joe's dental work. Maybe he got dentures. Or a bridge?

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Re: Joe's teeth

Post by Silent Majority » 30 Jul 2017, 5:04pm

vacuumcleaner wrote:
30 Jul 2017, 5:03pm
Joe had terrible teeth back in 1977. Did he get the upper right tooth replaced?

They mentioned in Redemption Song there was a long period when they couldn't play because of Joe's dental work. Maybe he got dentures. Or a bridge?
I believe he produced an album for a Spanish band who paid him by getting some plastic teeth fitted.
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Re: Joe's teeth

Post by Heston » 30 Jul 2017, 9:29pm

Silent Majority wrote:
30 Jul 2017, 5:04pm
vacuumcleaner wrote:
30 Jul 2017, 5:03pm
Joe had terrible teeth back in 1977. Did he get the upper right tooth replaced?

They mentioned in Redemption Song there was a long period when they couldn't play because of Joe's dental work. Maybe he got dentures. Or a bridge?
I believe he produced an album for a Spanish band who paid him by getting some plastic teeth fitted.
Nah, it was an English band, the Little Roosters. My band played on the same bill as the singer's (Gary Lammin) latest band last month and I asked him about it. He said they were implants and it was quite expensive.
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Re: Joe's teeth

Post by matedog » 31 Jul 2017, 1:35am

Silent Majority wrote:
30 Jul 2017, 5:04pm
vacuumcleaner wrote:
30 Jul 2017, 5:03pm
Joe had terrible teeth back in 1977. Did he get the upper right tooth replaced?

They mentioned in Redemption Song there was a long period when they couldn't play because of Joe's dental work. Maybe he got dentures. Or a bridge?
I believe he produced an album for a Spanish band who paid him by getting some plastic teeth fitted.
Contrary to Heston, I heard it was a Spanish band as well. Drawing a blank on th band name. Definitively between LC and S!
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Post by matedog » 31 Jul 2017, 1:41am

Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: Joe's teeth

Post by WestwayKid » 26 Oct 2017, 10:28am

Salewicz said it was the Little Roosters in Redemption Song. He did not get involved with the Spanish band - called 091 - until late 1984.

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Re: Joe's teeth

Post by Marky Dread » 28 Oct 2017, 9:05pm

WestwayKid wrote:
26 Oct 2017, 10:28am
Salewicz said it was the Little Roosters in Redemption Song. He did not get involved with the Spanish band - called 091 - until late 1984.
This is correct.
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Post by Heston » 22 Nov 2017, 8:00pm

Can we put a date on when he got his teeth fixed? I was watching the Call Up video and I don't think they'd been done by then. I wonder if it was a Bernie command?
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Re: Joe's teeth

Post by Marky Dread » 22 Nov 2017, 8:32pm

Heston wrote:
22 Nov 2017, 8:00pm
Can we put a date on when he got his teeth fixed? I was watching the Call Up video and I don't think they'd been done by then. I wonder if it was a Bernie command?
Joe produced The Little Roosters single "I Need A Witness" in late 1980. He also produced the bulk of their album (same session) which wasn't realeased until early 1981. So at a guess I would say Joe used the money for dental work somewhere between Nov '80 - Jan '81.

Check out Garrie Lammin's front tooth blacked out. A nod to Joe I reckon.
I must say I prefer Cock Sparrer's version.
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Post by Marky Dread » 22 Nov 2017, 8:39pm

Unreleated to Joe but a little intriguing The Little Roosters live album from 1983 with Alison Moyet on vocals?
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