Wednesday, February 14, 2007

band names

I proofread concert and club listings at work on Wednesdays. Here's a band name I like a lot:

Neil Diamond Phillips

But then I've always liked celebrity-themed band names. In Atlanta 20 years ago there was a group called Kathleen Turner Overdrive, whose name popped up in the movie High Fidelity in 2000, though I have no idea if John Cusack and his fellow screenwriters knew about the "real" KTO. A great name's a great name, after all. Still, I wonder if the band took it as a compliment. (I'm pretty sure they disbanded long before High Fidelity came out.)

5 comments:

  1. Actually, there is still a KTO alive and kicking in Europe! Check it out:

    http://www.ktoverdrive.co.uk/

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  2. Thanks for taking care of business and working overtime on this one, Josh. (Me so clever!)

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  3. Hey! This is Jolly, the lead singer of Neil Diamond Phillips. Thanks for noticing us. You should come out to the show. I guarantee it will be more fun than proof reading. The next band I want to do is Elton John Wilkes Booth. Thanks again!

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  4. I'm not sure if I can make it to the show on Wednesday, Jolly, but it was a nice surprise to see your message. Do you play "I'm a Believer"? You should play "I'm a Believer."

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