Fillmore & Wolfgang’s concerts (1986)

May 10

Fillmore & Wolfgang’s concerts (1986)

Among the highlights of the San Francisco concert schedule from March of 1986… The Fillmore Big Audio Dynamite Marillion Freaky Executives Wolfgang’s Leon Redbone KITS welcomes… Fine Young Cannibals Monkey Rhythm From The San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Datebook, March 2,...

Read More

Fine Young Cannibals, one more time

Jul 14

Fine Young Cannibals, one more time

When: September 13, 1986 Where: Greek Theatre, Berkeley And: Caught the band at the backstage entrance area, at the top of a driveway on a beautiful, relatively rural hillside. I was actually waiting for UB40 — the headliners of the show — but never say no to a photo op (even if I wasn’t...

Read More

Fine Young Cannibals

Jul 12

Fine Young Cannibals

When: March 2, 1986 Where: Kyoto Hotel, San Francisco And: The first time I met Fine Young Cannibals (aka FYC), they were a young band on their first tour. I had liked their music ever since I heard “Johnny Come Home,” so of course wanted to meet the guys. Lead singer Roland Gift was quite nice, but...

Read More

Fine Young Cannibals “Suspicious Minds” video

Jul 09

Fine Young Cannibals “Suspicious Minds” video

You gotta admit — it takes balls to cover an Elvis tune… and an even brassier set of cojones to release it as a single. Fine Young Cannibals not only got away with it, but they made it shine. I love this video, not only for the bright sequined coats, but for the way Andy and David steal the show from...

Read More

The English Beat “Save it for Later” video

Jul 04

The English Beat “Save it for Later” video

As you may know, The Beat (for legal reasons, The English Beat in the US) featured members of both General Public and Fine Young Cannibals. And for more from the English...

Read More
You might also likeclose