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Vivian Stanshall

Vivian Stanshall


Vivian Stanshall (1979)

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rock's Backpages Audio, January 1979

The world-class eccentric talks about the old days with the Bonzo Dog Band; demonstrates some of his favourite instruments; explains his love of Dada; recounts some adventures with Keith Moon; expresses his ambivalence towards Monty Python's Flying Circus and chats about Sir Henry at Rawlinson End.

File format: mp3; file size: 53.8mb, interview length: 58' 46" sound quality: ***


Viv Stanshall

Interview by Dave Lewis, Sounds, November 1978

From cuckoo's nest to Rawlinson End ...

Vivian Stanshall: Afloat!

Interview by Brian Case, New Musical Express, November 1978

Yes, it's the tang of the salt spray in a Force 9 from Finisterre with regard to this one, hipmates; A rollicking tale which tells how Silver's parrot changed his ...

Viv Stanshall: Bonzo Bounces Back

Interview by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, July 1979

Perhaps, as the curse of King Tut suggested, some legends are best left uninvestigated. Rock heroes tend to have warts, just like everybody else, and ...

"Vivian, You Look Awful – Where's Your Shoes?" – an interview with Vivian Stanshall

Interview by Phil McMullen, Ptolemaic Terrascope, November 1992

SOME DAYS are made in heaven, some days are made in hell and some inhabit a nowhere-land somewhere in-between. ...

see also Bonzo Dog Band

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