Archive for May 2012

Hey, You in the Black T--shirt, Michael ChuggTwo things have inspired me to update my blog today.  The first being a long conversation I had last night with another ex-roadie who was hot on the touring scene in Australia in the 80′s and 90′s.  Names like Billy Thorpe and manager/promoter Michael Chugg, whose book ‘Hey You In The Black T-shirt’ I recently read, were thrown around.  It was a fun conversation – no doubt there will be more to compare stories.

Secondly, as I stepped out this morning to walk the dogs, I was wearing my sleeveless body warmer, an acquisition from one of the Michael Ball tours that we did. Swag was one of the perks of the job, and I have a lot… t-shirts – signed and unsigned, jackets, sweatshirts, hoodies, CD’s, tour ititneraries, bags, books, programmes, a cymbal signed by Pink and a tambourine Read the rest of this entry »