- May 21, 2008
- In Dillman's Grove
I think the current hatred for Eric Clapton is misdirected - he single-handedly kicked off the Rock against Racism movement in the 80's and now has the courage to stand proud in the face of common sense and speak out against the alien lizard paedophile secret chiefs of this world. There!
He's excused it as an alcoholic off-the-rails rockstar meandering incoherently on stage while his band look at their shoes in embarrassment, fair enough i'll buy that, but he's also never apologized and has actually doubled down on support for Enoch Powell.I didn't know this
''Rock Against Racism came when rock musician Eric Clapton made racist statements at a concert in Birmingham in 1976. Clapton urged his audience to ‘get the foreigners out’ and ‘keep Britain white’.''
In fairness, I've always thought he was a knob.
the fucking cheek/irony of a man who made his money out of what is essentially a white twist on black music.
He's excused it as an alcoholic off-the-rails rockstar meandering incoherently on stage while his band look at their shoes in embarrassment, fair enough i'll buy that, but he's also never apologized and has actually doubled down on support for Enoch Powell.
There was a Rock Against Racism documentary released a year or two ago, not bad, worth a watch.
White Riot: Directed by Rubika Shah. With Red Saunders, Dennis Bovell, Mykael S. Riley, Pervez Bilgrami. Rock Against Racism was formed in 1976, prompted by Eric Clapton. It blends fresh interviews with archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National...www.imdb.com
If we're doing this, don't forget Rod “I think Enoch is the man. I’m all for him. This country is overcrowded. The immigrants should be sent home" Stewart.Is it too late to crucify him?
"After 2AM he described James Brown as a “jive-arsed n------” and Ray Charles as a “blind, ignorant n------.” In response, Bramlett backhanded the 24-year-old up-and-comer. It all ended in a brawl, quickly broken up by the bartender."
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