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Ram It Down Leather Waistcoat. This history of this waistcoat is not as clear. Rob can’t recall who exactly made this for him, although once again, it will probably have been Ray Brown. The ‘Ram it Down’ album release was followed by the ‘Mercenaries Of Metal 88’ tour. Ray Brown is credited on his site as being the clothing designer for this, and other, Priest Tours. It could have been worn at the Powerhouse, Birmingham 12.06.88, when Priest played there.
I wonder if there was a cassette sngle too? The image on the cover was taken by Tony Mottram.
The song from the soundtrack to the film.
The blurb from wikipedia…
“Johnny Be Good is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Bud Smith, starring Anthony Michael Hall .
From issue of Kerrang feburary 11-24 1982
Aftershow pass for the Tommy Vance Tribute Night held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Friday 31st March 2006. This charity show was organised by Roger Daltrey, patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust and held in honour of Tommy Vance (famous for his 'Friday Night Rock Show' on Radio 1. The gig was headlined by Judas Priest. Also on the bill were The Scorpions, Ian Gillan & Friends and Boned. It seems Rob Halford is the only person in history to ride a Harley Davidson onto the stage of the Royal Albert Hall!
1973 – lots of hair and drinking at The Giffard (Arms), Wolverhampton
Keith Law is a gigging musician and song writer now based in the west country. In the mid – late 60s he was Birmingham based. Around this time he came into contact with Robert Plant and the Band of Joy. In this oral history clip .