Tag: Dexys Midnight Runners

  • “One Of The Greatest Records Ever Made”: Dexys “Don’t Stand Me Down”

    “One Of The Greatest Records Ever Made”: Dexys “Don’t Stand Me Down”

    In March 1985, Kevin Rowland, lead singer and songwriter of Dexys Midnight Runners was facing total ruin. “Don’t Stand Me Down”, his labour of love and an album he had spent two years of his life writing, recording and mixing, might just have been burned in a fire at the record label’s office in New […]

  • So Farewell then…Jocky Wilson

    So Farewell then…Jocky Wilson

    A quick word for darts legend Jocky Wilson who died today aged 62. Jocky, as many of you will know, made the often difficult leap from World of Sport ’80’s darts icon to trivia and pop culture legend after having his face plastered twenty feet high as the backdrop to Dexy’s Midnight Runner’s Top of […]