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Charles Gocher R.I.P.

Posted: February 21st, 2007, by Dave Stockwell

Some extremely sad news chanced upon just as I’d finished listening to Sir Richard Bishop’s superlative debut LP “Improvika” for the first time in too long:

Charles Gocher R.I.P.

Everyone needs to have at least one Sun City Girls album in their collection; it’s a real shame there’ll be no more added to the millions you can already choose from. A chapter closes on a wholly singular band.

Dave Stockwell

David can always be relied on to end his e-mails with one of those 'np: blah blah' things in order to remind us of how much more music he listens to every day than anybody else. His interests include rockin ' out in a major style as guitarist in Souvaris, throwing frisbees from tall buildings "just to see what happens" and simply kickin' back with his bitches in a gold-plated jacuzzi.


1 Response to Charles Gocher R.I.P.

  1. Anonymous

    very, very sad news indeed. Charlie was a mad genius, an alchemist of the highest order, and it will be eons for critics and fans to truly understand his vision, if ever. There will be plenty of new releases from the SCG vault, though nothing new will be recorded under the name, nor any performances as SCG. RIP, Charlie, duen thang duay sawadii phap..