- John Cooper Clarke
Manchester-based poet, AKA "The Bard of Salford" - 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". In 2015 the box-set Anthologia was released, rounding up his early output with new unheard works.
He published a book of works in 1983, "Ten Years In An Open-Necked Shirt" (re-published in 2012) as well as appearing on the b'side of the Reverend & The Makers single "Heavyweight Champion Of The World" (on "Last Resort") in 2007.
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- Fri 27th Oct 2017 John Cooper ClarkeThe Cube - Great Malvern (Worcestershire)Buy Tickets
- Sat 28th Oct 2017 John Cooper ClarkePyramid/ Parr Hall (Warrington)More Info..
- Mon 30th Oct 2017 John Cooper ClarkeThe Electric Palace (Bridport)More Info..
- Fri 10th Nov 2017 John Cooper ClarkeWhitley Bay Playhouse (Whitley Bay)Buy Tickets
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- Wed 15th Nov 2017 John Cooper ClarkeThe Venue (Derby)More Info..
- Fri 24th Nov 2017 John Cooper ClarkeO2 Academy (Oxford)Buy Tickets
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- Thu 30th Nov 2017 John Cooper ClarkeSubscription Rooms (Stroud)Buy Tickets
- Thu 8th Feb 2018 John Cooper ClarkeDryden Street Social (Leicester)Buy Tickets
- Sat 17th Feb 2018 John Cooper ClarkeO2 Academy (Oxford)Buy Tickets
- Mon 5th Mar 2018 John Cooper ClarkeThe Civic Hall - Cottingham (East Riding of Yorkshire)Buy Tickets
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- Mon 12th Mar 2018 John Cooper ClarkeOld Fire Station (Carlisle)Buy Tickets
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