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stufarq wrote:Did Von really call himself Spiggy back then? (There's an Indiana Jones joke in there somewhere.)
We named the CAT

Anyway, Spiggy & The Stooges?

(I think it sounds a bit like a portmanteau of Speed and Twiggy, but I know that's not the origin. Yes, I have read the FAQ.)
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weirdly i know i've read that interview/article before, but pretty certain i've never seen the picture. just checked the scrapbook (you know which one i mean) and it's not in there, so f**k knows. thanks again spiggymr7. :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:weirdly i know i've read that interview/article before, but pretty certain i've never seen the picture. just checked the scrapbook (you know which one i mean) and it's not in there, so f**k knows. thanks again spiggymr7. :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
You may have read it here (later edition of the same article)?

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Thanx for opening up your immense collection, Mr Spiggy 7 8) :notworthy:

Me too, i'm sure I read that before, but I can't remember seeing that pic before... or else it got erased from my mind. Also possible ;D
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BTW, this thread made me dream of a grumpy black cat version of Eldritch.
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BTW Spiggy is from Private Eye - their stock rock-star character is Spiggy Topes.
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I never knew that. :)
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Ah, don't think I'd read that Melody Maker article before but the final paragraph seems familiar.

Where's that second version from? A reprint? It says "TLFe Book" but I don't know what that is.
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Dan wrote:Ah, don't think I'd read that Melody Maker article before but the final paragraph seems familiar.

Where's that second version from? A reprint? It says "TLFe Book" but I don't know what that is.
The article is from this:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/234921017/NME ... 006#scribd
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rien wrote:
stufarq wrote:Did Von really call himself Spiggy back then? (There's an Indiana Jones joke in there somewhere.)
We named the CAT
Yes, I know, but the article refers to Von as Spiggy.
Any more of that and we'll be round your front door with the quick-setting whitewash and the shaved monkey.
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Is "Spiggy" a reference to his much vaunted skinny legs?
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Dan wrote:Ah, don't think I'd read that Melody Maker article before but the final paragraph sounds familiar.
You're right, it was re quoted elsewhere, possibly in the article in the York Rock Festival Programme ?
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markfiend wrote:BTW Spiggy is from Private Eye - their stock rock-star character is Spiggy Topes.
Ah. That's an interesting reference ... :notworthy: ...

Living far away in Germany, I had never heard of that magazine before... :D ... sounds quite entertaining ... :D ...
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there is also a live review of the gig NME Feb 20th with no picture, but mention of John as the stand in - starts by saying 'the rhythm guitarist is in detention... '
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Mr Langford did the artwork for the 'new' Mark Lanegan record:

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