Tag Archives: Rick Parfitt

The Quo must go on – back in conversation with Francis Rossi

I wasn’t quite sure how to start my conversation with Francis Rossi, wondering at what point it would be right to bring up the subject of Rick Parfitt’s passing, 11 months ago. I shouldn’t have worried though, the effervescent Londoner … Continue reading

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Remembering Rick and Status Quo – the John Coghlan interview

In the BBC documentary Hello Quo, there’s revealing footage of a jam session at Shepperton Studios featuring the original members of Status Quo, for the first time since drummer John Coghlan left 31 years earlier. That 2012 meeting led to … Continue reading

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Status Quo – Symphony at the Tower, Hoghton

The forecasts hinted we might be in for a downpour at Hoghton Tower on Friday night, and the clouds were looming as we waited for the main act. But by the time the mighty Quo were belting out 1976 hit … Continue reading

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Rollin’ Home with the Quo – the Francis Rossi interview

When you phone a rock’n’roll legend, you don’t expect him to answer within two rings and launch straight into a breezy rendition of a classic from Singin’ in the Rain. “Good morning, good morning!” What’s more, that vast Status Quo … Continue reading

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