- John Cooper Clarke
AKA "The Bard of Salford" - Manchester-based poet active since 1976, and whose poetry is sometimes set to music, initially provided by The Invisible Girls (which featured Steve Hopkins and Martin Hannett)
During the late 70s / early 80s he produced five albums (plus a compilation) that featured his most popular works, including "Kung Fu International", "Majorca", "The Day My Pad Went Mad", "Midnight Shift" and "Twat".
He published a book of works in 1981, "Ten Years In An Open-Necked Shirt" as well as appearing on the b'side of the Reverend & The Makers single "Heavyweight Champion Of The World" (on "Last Resort") in 2007.
Events for John Cooper Clarke
- Sat 1st Jun 2013 John Cooper ClarkeGrand Opera House (York)Buy Tickets
- Fri 7th Jun 2013 John Cooper ClarkeColston Hall (Bristol)Buy Tickets
- Sun 9th Jun 2013 John Cooper Clarke, I am KlootPalladium (Westminster)Buy Tickets
- Fri 14th Jun 2013 John Cooper ClarkeThe Button Factory (Temple Bar)Buy Tickets
- Sun 30th Jun 2013 John Cooper ClarkeHebden Bridge Picture House (Hebden Bridge)Buy Tickets
- Thu 19th Sep 2013 John Cooper ClarkeSt Ives Theatre (Cornwall)Buy Tickets