Tag: Roger Eagle
Roger Eagle was one of the main driving forces of the 70’s music landscape in Liverpool, probably best known for running Eric’s in Mathew Street. The club provided a home and performing stage for many up-and-coming bands from the local music scene including Big In Japan, Echo And The Bunnymen, and The Teardrop Explodes.
Centre Of The Creative Universe: Liverpool And The Avant-Garde
Published by Liverpool University Press in 2007, the release of Centre Of The Creative Universe coincided with the exhibition of the same name at Tate Liverpool. The book contains various photographs, event posters and newspaper clippings documenting the post-WW2 art history of the UK’s fifth-largest city. Apart from the imagery…
Yeah, The Ugly Bwoy Burns (Pamphlet No. 4)
This pamphlet was also written in response to the death of Roger Eagle. It was originally published for those attending Tracey. Tracey being the name given to the ‘hip, fringe’ section of the first Liverpool Biennial.
Brutality, Religion And A Dance Beat (Pamphlet No. 3)
On the back of this pamphlet it has the words: This pamphlet was published specifically for those bullied by the life and work of Roger Eagle. It was written in response to hearing about the death of Roger Eagle – one of the greats.
17 Forever (Pamphlet No. 9)
This pamphlet was originally published for all those attending the unveiling of Dead White Man on 6 November 1999. It is the third of the pamphlets that were inspired by the death of Roger Eagle. Dead White Man was a sculpture made by Bill Drummond in honour of Roger Eagle…
My Day In Court (Pamphlet No. 17)
In his pamphlet My Day In Court Bill writes about his appearance in court after painting the words ‘Dead White Man’ on the outside of a building in Liverpool in early 2000 (see 17 Forever).