157. Dexys Midnight Runners – Jackie Wilson Said

All About Eve’s Julianne Regan once remained tight-lipped while the tape of their song was played on Top Of The Pops. In another TOTP debacle (a deliberate one, according to Kevin Rowland of Dexys), a picture of darts player Jockey Wilson was displayed behind Dexys as they performed…


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  1. This was my choice. I was a big All About Eve fan at the time and saw them play live many times. I remember the TOTP incident very well and it reminded me of Dexy’s playing in front of the picture of Jocky Wilson. It was claimed to have been a genuine mistake although I was working for the BBC in the eighties and it wouldn’t surprise me they put the photo of Jocky up for a laugh! I can’t believe Kevin Rowland didn’t notice it and was probably even in on the joke.

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