In Memory of Dozy


Dozy died today (RIP) but I’m afraid this also serves as a warning to anyone who thinks the 60s were the best of times, without acknowledging that sometimes they were also the worst of times.


Author: pompeypop

University lecturer, longtime local musician and recently historian of popular music - especially in and around Portsmouth. My blog is entirely about that topic

10 thoughts on “In Memory of Dozy

  1. Are Grumpy, Sneezy, Bashful, Sleepy, Happy and Doc still doing OK?

  2. Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhgggggggggg

  3. Dave Dee was a Police Cadet in Wiltshire, and in April 1960s was one of the first on the scene when Eddie Cochran was killed when the taxi taking him from a gig at Bristol Hippodrome smacked into a lamp post at Chippenham.
    Dave took his guitar to the nick, booked it in, but occasionally brought it out to to play.
    Eddie, you’ve a lot to answer for………

  4. I’m sorry Pete – I just couldn’t stop myself….

  5. And I think that video has left me scarred for life….Well at least it wasn’t Zabadak or whatever that song was called.

  6. Whippcrackaway?

  7. Not bad. Bored. 🙂

  8. In their defence, Your Honour, I think this quite a spiffy little chewn, and very evocative of the era:

    (As Dave Dee was an ex-policeman, does that explain the use of fuzz bass on this track? Kerrrrr-tish!!)

  9. Oh, very good, Eddie!!!!!!

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