Old Boy At The Pictures

Album: not on an album (1980)

Songfacts®:

  • In his autobiography Cockney Reject, lead vocalist Jeff Turner said this early effort was inspired by a cinema trip to see the 1971 film Up Pompeii.

    "There was an old fella at the front eating toffees who kept laughing really loud so everyone was gobbing over his back. When he left, there were loads of greenies hanging off the back of his coat," said Turner.

    He calls the song "Absolute crap." Unfortunately, or perhaps otherwise, it never found its way onto disk. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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