Super Chat with Simon Kirke - May 19, 2002

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Chuck-Baltimore: hello, Volker
Lisa - Las Vegas: hey Volker
Ennio - Toronto: Hi Volker
Volker-Germany: Hi Lucy...hi Chuck...and all
kayleigh-maine: hi volker and kenny
Volker-Germany: hi ennio
SIMON KIRKE: enters the chatroom.
LucyPiller: Hey Jaz is a darling on the dvd
Volker-Germany: too much hi's...lol
LucyPiller: heres the man
SIMON KIRKE: hello every one
LucyPiller: WE WELCOME SIMON KIRKE TO ALLRIGHTNOW
kayleigh-maine: hallo simon, how are you
Shelley K.: Hi simon.
Chuck-Baltimore: Hello, Simon
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): (((((((( SImon! HI)))))))))))
Volker-Germany: Hi Si...how're ya doin?
Ennio - Toronto: Hello SIMON
Kenny fi Scotland: Hi Si
Lisa - Las Vegas: Goodmorning!
AL- LONDON: hi si
SIMON KIRKE: hi every body lets go chat
Tammy - Virginia: Hi Simon
Judy - California: So are you guys ready for San Diego?
Shelley K.: My hubby Tom says Hi too simon
SIMON KIRKE: we will be ...we havent started rehearsing yet
Lisa - Las Vegas: Do you know where Bad Co. fits into the lineup of Junefest in Vegas?
SIMON KIRKE: we star on 23rd in LA
Chuck-Baltimore: After hearing the live cd it doesn't sound like you need to!
Judy - California: Can't wait to see you - we'll be in the front row :)
SIMON KIRKE: Lisa ---is that a one or 2 day affair...honestly dont know
kayleigh-maine: simon, since vh1 classic and direct tv are presenting the tour, will they record one of your concerts?
Volker-Germany: hey Si, is "joe Fabulous" meant to be a kinda appetizer for a new studio record?
Shelley K.: We are ready to rock out on June 8 in Darein, we'll be waving from the 8th row to you guys
Lisa - Las Vegas: that would be one...ah hell, let's make it 2!
SIMON KIRKE: Is the live CD out already...no one tells me anything!
Chuck-Baltimore: I have a promo copy!
SIMON KIRKE: volker...yeah we plan to have a new studio album out next yr
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): I havent run accrost the dvd yet in Illinois here. On order tho'
Volker-Germany: (CD release here on Tuesday)
LucyPiller: Bad Company are headliners at Las vegas Lisa
Scotty - California: Hi Simon..This is Scotty from California..welcome. Wanted to know when was the last time Bad Company toured the U.K.? ..And I would bet that the boys are looking forward to touring there once again....
Chuck-Baltimore: Same here
SIMON KIRKE: yeah Dawn I think it comes out june 1st...ask sanctuary records...sure they have a web site
Volker-Germany: wow...lookin forward...
Lisa - Las Vegas: Thanks Lucy, I think that means they go on last?
SIMON KIRKE: cant remember scotty...with paul it was in the late 70's....
Shelley K.: is there going to be a VHS also.
DC: enters the chatroom.
LucyPiller: Live cd is supposed to be released 21st May
Kenny fi Scotland: Really looking forward to Bad Co Glasgow gig its been a long time. If bring along my Free remasters would you sign them for me ?
SIMON KIRKE: didnt know we were headlining...Lucy knows more about our business than we do,...
SIMON KIRKE: Kenny ...bring along anything(except unwashed kilts) and we'll sign 'em
Chuck-Baltimore: I thought the release date for cd was May 21`st
Shelley K.: me too Chuck
SIMON KIRKE: Shelley yes VHS as well
Volker-Germany: 1992...last time i saw Bad Co in Germany (with Howe)
Volker-Germany: it is chuck...next Tuesday
Shelley K.: can't wait to get that!!!
SIMON KIRKE: ASK SANCTUARY...oops didnt know I was shouting ...caps was locked...
Tammy - Virginia: Hi Simon. Just wanted to say hello! I'll see you guys somewhere this summer. I hope you are well!
LucyPiller: If anyone needs to know about the shows they can email me at the website. I do have the list
mick/uk: enters the chatroom.
DC: Hi all, UK DVD May 21st R2
Lisa - Las Vegas: hey there, Mick!
Judy - California: Are you planning any 'solos' this tour?
SIMON KIRKE: OK tammy ...I'll look forward to it
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): Hi Mickster
Shelley K.: Simon, you played Darien last year also, do you like that venue, if you remember
Chuck-Baltimore: Simon, what is the mode of transport for the US tour, motorcoach or jet?
SIMON KIRKE: Drum solos? Dunno....no one has asked me...I wouldn't mind doing a short one...
Shelley K.: ever go on the rollercoasters
SIMON KIRKE: Chuck...plane and tour bus...
Volker-Germany: Simon...why have you left out all other European countries again (xept UK)
kayleigh-maine: Simon, since vh1 classic and Direct tv are presenting the tour, will they record one of the concerts?
mick/uk: how do
Tammy - Virginia: take care..gotta run...
SIMON KIRKE: I remeber Darien v.well It was a great gig..one of the best as I remember
Volker-Germany: or any plans of goin there later?
Judy - California: Drum solo would be awesome!
SIMON KIRKE: How do Mick....
mick/uk: how are you
SIMON KIRKE: Volker....ask Paul....He is being v.selective about doing shows this year
Shelley K.: We loved chicago also, as we met you and Paul with the sweet Dawn-Marie
Tammy - Virginia: logs off.
SIMON KIRKE: v.well Mivk thanks...gotta question?
Volker-Germany: ok Simon...pass the question on...or get Paul into the room...lol
mick/uk: simon i have to ask what do you think of tribute bands
LucyPiller: ANy plans for a new cd with new material ??
SIMON KIRKE: Yeah Lucy how bout getting PR in one of these rooms?
Lisa - Las Vegas: Simon, Thanks for signing my photo of the band when you guys are at the Palms here in Vegas, I really appreciated it!
SIMON KIRKE: Yeah next year...new studio album...new tour ...new drum stix...
Volker-Germany: perhaps tax...reasons?
LucyPiller: :-) He will come - he has been before but we need to plan ahead -
SIMON KIRKE: Ah the Palms...took 200 of my money as I remember
Lisa - Las Vegas: that's not too bad
SIMON KIRKE: mick u r being awfully shy...
Shelley K.: simon, do you still throw your drumsticks in to the crowd at shows, if so, can you try to aim for 8th row in Darien...
Judy - California: Are you planning to add shows...say in Northern California maybe :)
SIMON KIRKE: yeah Lisa but we took a lot of theirs in return...
LucyPiller: OH Mick from the Free at Last tribute band
Jean frrom Wisconsin: enters the chatroom.
Lisa - Las Vegas: true!
Volker-Germany: Simon...don't you think that a double cd set would've been more apprpriate?
mick/uk: sorry mate i cant stay lon i thought i'd say hi i have a gig tonight
SIMON KIRKE: no gigs in Northern Cal this time I'm afraid...we are tryinh to do some markets that we havent done for a long time
Scotty - California: Simon.. At Konocti this past January you and the boys along with Neil Schon performed "wishing Well' one of my all time favorite tunes..Do you personally have any Free songs that you would like to see performed live on this tour?
Chuck-Baltimore: like Columbia, Maryland Yahhhhh!!!!!
Alex-Russia: enters the chatroom.
SIMON KIRKE: mick...is the traffic murderrrr!?
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): Simon..will Bad Co be playing us any Free material this year. We heard Ride On Pony at meskwaki tour last year it was just breathtaking to hear all those old tunes. We ask for more Free!
Shelley K.: we are so glad to see 3 New York State shows with you guys, thanks for thinking of us
mick/uk: it sure is
Lisa - Las Vegas: he's alive!
SIMON KIRKE: Yeah Chuck and Mucus Springs, Texas...
Shelley K.: would LOVE also to hear some Free stuff!
mick/uk: i saw Ian Hunter on monday
SIMON KIRKE: Still wearing those shades is he?
Chuck-Baltimore: I'll be in the 5th row at Columbia !!!!!
Volker-Germany: hm...mick ralphs?
mick/uk: oh yes
LucyPiller: Do you know how many fans everywhere are saying Simon Kirke is the best drummer in the world.,
kayleigh-maine: hallo mick, thought it was you
Lisa - Las Vegas: me, for one!
mick/uk: hello
SIMON KIRKE: Oh the cheques must have reached them safely...
Volker-Germany: wow...what a surprise...
Alex-Russia: Hi Simon and everyone
Volker-Germany: how are the concerts with ian goin?
SIMON KIRKE: Ralphsy you old bugger...call me will you
mick/uk: they were great, Steve Holley is a great drummer
SIMON KIRKE: yeah I know him...nice guy too
LucyPiller: Simon I dont think its Mick R
Shelley K.: Is Mick, Mick Ralohs, if so, hello to you
Volker-Germany: any plans of joinin with bad co on some venues in UK...Mick?
SIMON KIRKE: Alex in Russia...welcome
LucyPiller: Mick please tell Simon who you are
Chuck-Baltimore: I don't either
SIMON KIRKE: yes he is whether he likes it or not!
Scotty - California: LOL
Volker-Germany: would be a bad joke...
Chuck-Baltimore: LOL
SIMON KIRKE: Lucy, I know...the "traffic" was the clue...Private Joke....
LucyPiller: :-)
mick/uk: Simon I play in a Free and Bad Co tribute band in England
Alex-Russia: Thanx, Si. —ongratulations on successful USA tour and forthcoming CD/DVD release. Are you pleased with a material which will be issued on it?
Kenny fi Scotland: Si give is an idea of the song list for Bad Co tour
DAWNBOSTON: enters the chatroom.
Jean frrom Wisconsin: Hi everyone, I would have to definately agree with lucy about u being the best drummer in the world, also have to say that u are one of the few with more than just a few beats between the ears. I adore bad co music and hope i can see u guys live sometime this year.
SIMON KIRKE: OK so we were all fooled...its too early for M.R. to be up yet in England
mick/uk: Sorry
Volker-Germany: Anyone seen the new ad on TV?...for Citroen C3????
SIMON KIRKE: Jean(French"John?) thank you I am humbled...
AL- LONDON: simon any chance you can get Mick Ralphs up on stage for the london gig ?
SIMON KIRKE: no problem, mick
SIMON KIRKE: yes Al we are negotiating with him as we speak
Lisa - Las Vegas: Simon, plan on taking in a round of golf while in Vegas? There are some BEAUTIFUL courses here!
Chuck-Baltimore: Simon, have you thought about doing a biography?
Volker-Germany: the ad with "All Right Now" ..playin
AL- LONDON: Yep ive seen and heard it Volker.
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): Will you be meeting up with Tetsu in Japan?
kayleigh-maine: simon, if u like british football, who is your favourite team? just thought i'd ask
mick/uk: I have to go time is gettin short, its been nice to speak to you all
Volker-Germany: i just went to the loo...but hurried back...al...what a surprise
AL- LONDON: really look forward to that simon, even though bucket does a fine job
mick/uk: logs off.
Shelley K.: Simon, have you seen The Osbornes, if so what do you think of it?
DAWNBOSTON: enters the chatroom.
SIMON KIRKE: Chuck...I'm not old enough yet...when I do it will be with my solo cd
Lisa - Las Vegas: Hehehe!
Jean frrom Wisconsin: French John? from wisconsin?
DAWNBOSTON: HEY EVERYONE!
Volker-Germany: lol...shelley
SIMON KIRKE: Chelsea kayleigh
Volker-Germany: f...ing...great
AL- LONDON: hi Dawn
SIMON KIRKE: yes Shell we all watched the Osbornes they were great
DAWNBOSTON: I just wanted to say hi to everyone, i have my family in the car waiting for me, back to back hockey&base ball ect...
SIMON KIRKE: Tetsu eh...that would be nice
Shelley K.: When are we gonna see you guys on a weekly show?
SIMON KIRKE: I heard he's not too well though but yes I would love to see him
Volker-Germany: good idea shell
SIMON KIRKE: The Kirkes or Bad Co?
Volker-Germany: both simon...
Shelley K.: All of you, I guess take turns every other week
SIMON KIRKE: The kirkes would definitley be worth watching...3 teenagers.. 2 dogs 2 cats and a budgie called Nico
DAWNBOSTON: Simone, cannot wait to see you all in Boston &^NH next month!! see you all soon!
SIMON KIRKE: By Dawn
DAWNBOSTON: oops sorry about that e on the end there Simon!!
Lisa - Las Vegas: what's a budgie?
Volker-Germany: ok simon...get some cams installed
Lisa - Las Vegas: sorry, budgie
Chuck-Baltimore: parakeet
SIMON KIRKE: Kirkes would be more fun I think...
Jean frrom Wisconsin: I have u by one cat, gets crazy doesnt it?
AL- LONDON: any chance of hearing Weep no more on this tour simon ?
DAWNBOSTON: speak later lucy x0
Lisa - Las Vegas: thanks!
SIMON KIRKE: ooh I dont know...I'd love to do a solo song but hey tha's up to PR\
Volker-Germany: Simon...wasn't there enough material for a double cd? (can't imagine)
Scotty - California: Simon ...I think Judy may have asked prior? What are the chances of a northern California date being added later this year?
SIMON KIRKE: I love all my animals.....
Chuck-Baltimore: Hey, maybe Paul'll let you do lead on All Right Now
SIMON KIRKE: No dates up there Scotty...sorry
Judy - California: Do you guys have time to read all the messages on the BadCo website?
Jean frrom Wisconsin: me too, would have more, but ive run out of room
SIMON KIRKE: mmmm dunno Chuck...S OK doing it on Ringos tour but not when the man himself ids in the house
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): Simon...We heard Joe Fabulous at Meskwaki...l How did the number come about?
Chuck-Baltimore: just pulling your leg, Si
SIMON KIRKE: Er Judy...I havent visited the site for a while Im afraid but I will now I have a bit more time on the road
Shelley K.: would love to hear a solo by you simon, or the recital of your beutiful poem you wrote
SIMON KIRKE: Thank u Shell I put it to music...came out a treat ...hopefully it will be on the new studio album
Judy - California: Okay we'll all give you guys good feedback on the site if you'll be checking
Shelley K.: both shows we saw last year, you were the first one to come onstage, is that kind of a tradition?
kayleigh-maine: simon, i have to go have lunch, thanks for answering my question and being one of the great drummers. bye, thanks again lucy
SIMON KIRKE: Dawn Marie...I do hiope u r feeling better...It was Pauls take on the corporations taking over the world...kind of tongue in cheek....
Volker-Germany: how long are (usually) your gigs Simon?
Scotty - California: Simon...do you have plans on bringing out the old six string this time around along with the golf clubs? How 'bout a guitar solo?
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): Yes thankx Im doing better.
SIMON KIRKE: By Kayleigh...Im afraid I have to go soon inthe next 5 mins...have to drive back to New York....
SIMON KIRKE: Great Dawn see u on the tour I hope...
Chuck-Baltimore: Simon where are you now?
SIMON KIRKE: clubs yes and guitar...I do every where with them
Volker-Germany: hope to see you in London in sept...Si....
SIMON KIRKE: volker...the set is usuall y 70-80 minutes long'
SIMON KIRKE: look forward to it Volker
LucyPiller: Simon Is their a video going to be released to go with Joe Fab. Will we see it on TV for instance?
SIMON KIRKE: I am in Long Island 100 miles west of NY city
SIMON KIRKE: I think there is a video with the single....once again ask Sanctuary
Scotty - California: Si
SIMON KIRKE: time for a few more
Shelley K.: My hubby goes to NYcity for work, maybe run into you on the street sometime
Volker-Germany: 70 min...way too short i guess
Lisa - Las Vegas: Thanks for comin' to chat Simon. Hope you have a great tour...and I'll see ya in Vegas!
AL- LONDON: also hope to see you in london in sept and thanks for taking the time out to chat simon
SIMON KIRKE: see ya Lisa!
Volker-Germany: but nonetheless..,.action-packed i'd say
SIMON KIRKE: Thanks Al
Shelley K.: make sure to drive carefully home
Lisa - Las Vegas: can't forget! My four year old says "Bad Company ROCKS!!!"
Scotty - California: Yes indeed Simon thanks for giving us all the chance to chat...
Volker-Germany: thx Si...for takin the tie agaim...
SIMON KIRKE: Sure it wasnt"Socks'? we have a new line out (LOL)
Jean frrom Wisconsin: Hope I to catch your show in chicago, i havent seen u live for a number of years
SIMON KIRKE: OK luvvies gotta go ...Byeee!!!
Chuck-Baltimore: Simon, thank you for coming today and I'll see you on june 14th at Columbia, Maryland, I hope to get a chance to chat with you lads
SIMON KIRKE: See ya Jean
Shelley K.: bye simon, take care
Lisa - Las Vegas: c-YA!
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): cya Si Drive home sfely
SIMON KIRKE: Chuck...stop on by...
SIMON KIRKE: Bye Dawn
LucyPiller: Do you have a copy of the Allrightnow picture disc?
Scotty - California: Thanks Lucy...great job!!!!!!!!!11
Chuck-Baltimore: will do!!
Judy - California: Thanks Simon - all us fans sure do appreciate and look forward to our chats with you ..Bye for now!
AL- LONDON: simon does bucket live in clapham london cause i think i saw him in the bank a while ago
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): yes...thank you
SIMON KIRKE: OK JUdy...see you on tour
Alex-Russia: Bye Simon and thanx
Jean frrom Wisconsin: good luck with all of your animals
SIMON KIRKE: Al Robbing or making a deposit?
Chuck-Baltimore: LOL
Lisa - Las Vegas: Yes, THANKS, Lucy!
Kenny fi Scotland: cheers Si see u glasgow
LucyPiller: lol
SIMON KIRKE: By Alex...spasivo!
SIMON KIRKE: By Lucy
Shelley K.: Thanks Lucy once again for chat
SIMON KIRKE: ByKenny
Scotty - California: I have a copy of allright now picture disk...it was given to me as a gift from a friend years ago....
Chuck-Baltimore: Cheers, Simon!
AL- LONDON: he did have a bandana on at the time si i guess....
LucyPiller: Simon has now left
Volker-Germany: bye Si....was nice again
Dawn-Marie (Illinois): Always a pleasure
Scotty - California: see ya Lucy......
Volker-Germany: thx Lucy for the chat and everything...great job
Kenny fi Scotland: Thanks once again Lucy bye

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