Hawkwind got through as many drummers as Spinal Tap. In fact, the whole band is a bit like Trigger's broom.Hawkwind will soon be able to reform:
Tributes paid to Hawkwind drummer and Devon rock legend Martin Griffin
Tributes have been paid to a legendary musician and ‘all-round Devon good-guy’ who has died peacefully following a short illness.
Martin passed away on Monday, Jaunary 6, aged 69, surrounded by his loved ones
Tributes paid to Hawkwind drummer and all-round Devon rock legend
I always felt that his role of Richie in Highlander was probably at least a partial inspiration for Misfits...Suicide apparently.
Stan Kirsch, one of the stars of the TV series "Highlander," has died at the age of 51. Kirsch was a renowned acting coach in LA. He is survived by his wife, Kristyn Green.heavy.com
The funny thing is how the big stars of the sitcom universe when Yes Minister started were expected to be Richard Briers and Felicity Kendal, coming off their huge success in The Good Life. In fact neither of them did very much, Briers had a few minor hits but Kendal virtually disappeared.Yes, Minister/Yes, Prime Minister was the apex of all three of those stars. I know they had careers that spanned beyond that series, but that show was honestly catching lightning in a bottle, and it's all down to those actors and writers.