Noddy Holder remembers the exact time when he finally realised how massively — make that unbelievably — popular Slade had become in Britain. It was the morning of July 5, , and the story made front-page headlines on just about every UK national daily newspaper: Slade drummer Don Powell had been seriously injured after crashing his Bentley the night before. Powell had to be dragged from the mangled wreckage and taken to intensive care. We had a stormer of a show, and we were really riding on the crest of a wave.
April 22, by Paul Sinclair tags: s , Slade , vinyl. Yesterday Was Yesterday Ha Slade!!!!! Seen them live loads of times in original format and the later format with just Don and Dave. Met them several times before and after gigs.
Greenland calling! Another new point in Slade's concerts map on 18th October Inussivik in Greenland. Lots of work to John Berry's mother in making new flags t-shirts. The book has a new chapter - detailing what Don has been up to over the last seven years since the book was originally published.