Now I know I’m best at being grumpy, but I do like a good larf now and then, believe it or not.
I recently listened to Rick Wakeman on his Planet Rock radio show, on which there was a request for listeners to phone in to the show with the funniest names for Tribute bands. Some of these had me in stitches, so before I forget them, I thought I’d share with you here.
First up, a couple of ordinary but clever ones:
Then some where they are named after the band’s frontman:
Then a selection of foreign tribute bands:
- French Kiss
- Colorado Beatles
- Argentina Turner
- LA Doors
- Boston Stranglers
- Dieppe Purple
- Islamabad Company
- Iran Duran
- Bat Out of Hull
Then the best of them all, an Ike and Tina Turner tribute named… ‘I Can Turn a Corner’