Goodbye, Michael Hutchence (1997)

Mar 29

Goodbye, Michael Hutchence (1997)

This article was originally written for my Mining Co (now About.com) site on November 23, 1997 — the day after Michael Hutchence was found dead. It has not been updated, and only reflects the information and perspectives available at that time. Dateline: 11/23/97 On November 22, Michael Hutchence, the lead...

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Paging Ms Shirley Chan…

Feb 25

Paging Ms Shirley Chan…

I am looking for an old friend — the amazing Shirley Chan from Rego Park, Queens, New York! I lost touch with her in the ’80s, when I moved to England. Hoping she (or someone who knows her) will find this page and that she will get in touch! (My details are here.) :D Here are scans of a few photos...

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Concert ticket stubs: 1986 & 1987

Jun 16

Concert ticket stubs: 1986 & 1987

Ticket stubs from shows: a-ha, INXS, Depeche Mode (twice), Squeeze and Peter...

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INXS tour dates (1985 & 1986)

May 15

INXS tour dates (1985 & 1986)

Confirmed US tour dates for 1985 January & February 1986 Both of these were from the INXS fan club in...

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INXS – More photos

Sep 11

INXS – More photos

Just found three more INXS photos from August 1986 — one I took of Garry, and two that Garry took for me: Kirk and Tim (with Jon’s backside). Garry Gary Beers: Tim Farriss (with Jon Farriss): Kirk Pengilly: And for more from this...

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Meeting INXS again

Sep 06

Meeting INXS again

When: August 28, 1986 Where: Outside the Clift Hotel, San Francisco And: After my first 60-second meeting with the band a year and a half before, I was over the moon to have a chance to meet INXS again in a less hectic environment. But first: Their show the night before had been just phenomenal. Michael...

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INXS: Kirk & Tim

Jul 18

INXS: Kirk & Tim

Kirk & Tim on the tour bus (Garry Beers actually took this photo on my camera): And autographs from them both: And for more from this...

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Meeting INXS – Michael Hutchence

Jul 06

Meeting INXS – Michael Hutchence

When: November 9, 1985 Where: Warfield Theatre, San Francisco What: Caught the band going into the venue about 20 minutes before the show. Our tickets had been stolen, so Jon took pity on us and let us in. And: This was the first time I met the band — and that meeting was brief but memorable. I was lucky...

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INXS “Need You Tonight” & “Mediate” videos

Jul 01

INXS “Need You Tonight” & “Mediate” videos

And for more from...

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