"Who talks about blockheads
?" said Merrylegs, who just came up from the old apple-tree, where he had been rubbing himself against the low branch.
!' said they, 'that is an old wooden shoe without the top!
You are a blockhead--an utter blockhead
! I can see that clearly."
With despair I pictured to myself how coldly and disdainfully that "scoundrel" Zverkov would meet me; with what dull-witted, invincible contempt the blockhead
Trudolyubov would look at me; with what impudent rudeness the insect Ferfitchkin would snigger at me in order to curry favour with Zverkov; how completely Simonov would take it all in, and how he would despise me for the abjectness of my vanity and lack of spirit--and, worst of all, how paltry, unliterary, commonplace it would all be.
ONE of the biggest bands on the UK pop scene in the late 1970s was Ian Dury and the Blockheads
This summer, The Blockheads
will headline the festival at Leicester Morningside Arena on Saturday, August 31, with seven other very different acts also in the line-up.
Following a stint with Ian Dury and The Blockheads
, the Wilko Johnson Band was formed with ex-Blockhead Norman Watt-Roy on bass and Dylan Howe on drums, adding up to one of the most exciting R'n'B bands in the world today.
And the band were in good company - supported by Ian Drury and the Blockheads
- and Aylesbury's own Vice Creems which included music writer Kris Needs.
HThat must have been the question facing The Blockheads
, the backing band of the infamous punk rock firebrand, after he passed away in March 2000.
Shame on the blockheads
at the Scottish Qualifications Authority who managed to bungle the date of Mary, Queen of Scots' execution.
COPS branded drone thieves "blockheads
" after they stole the flying device without one of the most important parts...
IAN DURY AND THE BLOCKHEADS
: WHAT A WASTE - THE COLLECTION (MUSIC CLUB DELUXE) Ian Dury, like Ray Davies and Paul Weller, was a very English talent.
But a no-holds barred, shouty musical based on the songbook of Ian Dury and the Blockheads
? This reviewer had his doubts and feared for anyone in the front row forced to dodge a mistimed rhythm stick.
launches the series, and others to be screened include Way Out West and A Chump At Oxford.
Ellie's funny spin on pressure to have a baby THEATRE an Dury rose to fame in the Seventies as lead singer of the Blockheads
, overcoming a crippling disability caused by childhood polio.