Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dexys: You heard it here first

From the print edition of The Guardian's review of Geno Washington:

As Dexys’ Kevin Rowland told the Guardian recently, it was seeing Geno Washington perform “in 1968 in a sweaty club” that made him want to become a singer.
Luckily, in the online version, it's clearer that the paper realise that 'Rowland saw Washington in 68 at a club' isn't quite the scoop they make it sound in print:
As Dexys’ Kevin Rowland told the Guardian recently, it was seeing Geno Washington perform “in 1968 in a sweaty club” that made him want to become a singer, and inspired the band’s 1980 smash hit, Geno.