Thursday, 16 June 2016

#plaque366 David Edward (Screaming Lord) Sutch

A London commemorative plaque for every day in 2016. 

The plaques are selected from all walks of life, and all points of the London compass – and I'm taking requests too!

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On what would have been his 76th birthday, Screaming Lord Sutch on the North Circular… 





David Sutch (1940 – 1999) – the self-styled Screaming Lord Sutch, 3rd Earl of Harrow – was leader of the Monster Raving Loony Party and holds a British political record in having lost all 40 elections in which he stood.

His “day job” was as a musician, and his CV features collaborations with such luminaries as Jimmy Page, Ritchie Blackmore and Keith Moon. In 1963, billed as Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages, he released Jack the Ripper on the Decca label, a garage rock classic which has since been covered by The Horrors and The White Stripes, among others. Here he is strutting his stuff in 1964…






Find The Ace Cafe here…






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