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Look Wot I Dun – My Life in Slade: Don Powell in conversation with Daryl Easlea

Sunday 8th November, 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Look Wot I Dun is the story of Slade told through the eyes of drummer Don Powell whose life was shattered when, in 1973 at the height of the group’s fame, he was involved in a horrific car crash.

Unflinching in honesty, Don, with Daryl, will exlore and speak frankly about the aftermath of the accident that took the life of his girlfriend and left him with injuries that affect him to this day.

During the course of their conversation Don and Daryl will trace Don’s life story that spans his boy scout roots as a drummer, his early life as a musician, the majic line-up, Glitter, glam and No1 hits, his terrible car-crash and the after-shocks, a sojourn in America, his return to the UK,his continued touring and most recently, The Don Powell Band.

Expect brilliant anecdotes and hilarious accounts from one of THE nicest people in the industry – you wont be disappointed!

We have 3 options for tickets available:

*Event Only, *Event + Discounted Book Combo and *Event + Don Powell Special Edition Combo.

For those of you purchasing an Event and Discounted Book Combo – Look Wot I Dun is now brought up to date in paperback format with an additional chapter from Don, detailing his touring activity over the last seven years, since the original release of his book in hardback. Your copy of Look Wot I Dun will be dispatched to your home address.

For those of you purchasing an Event + Don Powell Special Edition Combo – Look Wot I Dun is now brought up to date in paperback format with an additional chapter from Don, detailing his touring activity over the last seven years, since the original release of his book in hardback. Your special edition package will be dispatched to your home address.

This slipcase edition – limited to just 500 copies – contains an exclusive Slade Christmas card, hand-signed by Don, and is the only way to buy this updated edition in hardback.

Daryl Easlea

DARYL EASLEA is a writer, DJ and A&R consultant whose words have appeared in Record Collector, Mojo, Prog, the Guardian and Uncut. Among his books are Everybody Dance: Chic and the Politics of Disco; Talent Is an Asset: The Story of Sparks and Without Frontiers: The Life and Music of Peter Gabriel. He is the co-editor of and contributor to The Supreme Record Company: The Story of Decca Records 1929-2019 and was the curator of Decca’s 90th birthday activities. His next publication is the much anticipated ‘Whatever Happened to Slade’. He regularly compiles and annotates CDs and LPs. As a DJ and event host, his work has taken him to Europe and venues such as the V&A, the British Library, Abbey Road Studios and the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern.

 

 

Don Powell

DONALD GEORGE POWELL is an English musician who was the drummer for legendary glam rock and later hard rock group Slade for over fifty years.

 

 

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