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In memory of Mick Tucker

Mick died in hospital at 11.35am the 14th of February 2002. He had become unwell the Friday before and had informed friends he was going to see the doctor, but was then admitted to hospital on Saturday February 9th – a day

Strung Up reflections

Sweet looked like the result of a wild night in a drunken record company brainstorming session that posed the rhetorical question: “Where can we find a visually stunning group that will resonate with young girls, rock as boldly as Slade, play as

“We want Sweet, we want Sweet”

Posted On 23 Dec 2019 at 4:58 pm By : Nick Linazasoro Sweet live at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea 21.12.19 Legendary 70’s glam rock icons Sweet offered up the perfect Christmas gift for their UK fans, with an 18-date nationwide tour, which tonight included a

Andy Scott Sessions/Angel

The glam-rock band Angel was a concept from Andy Scott and Mick Tucker. The band was formed in 1974 from the members of Pebbles. Angel released 2 singles through Polydor and both compositions were written by Andy Scott who co-produced them with

Andy Scott Sessions/Ole Evenrude

Ole Evenrude’s debut album This Ole Town was produced by Geoff Downes. Mick Tucker & Andy Scott did the backing vocals along with Stevie Lange who of course appeared on the Sweets Level Headed Album. Mick also plays the drums on this

The American Dream

American Dream

In America, however, the Sweet are still a singles act and still largely Chinn/Chapman. They left Bell when their contract expired in June and recently released their first Capital album, Desolation Boulevard, another compilation LP. Five of the ten tracks are Chinn/Chapman

Andy Scott interview by Mike Ragogna

MR: Andy, How the heck are you?  AS: I’m absolutely fine, how’s the weather?  MR: Well, today it’s a little rainy.  AS: What you think of rain, we’ve had here…real rain, you know?  MR: Oh, then you’re calling from Britain?  AS: Yes, definitely.  MR: You’re always on tour

Sweet was born

Frank Torpey

by Frank Torpey My first band in 1962 was an instrumental group mainly Shadows, myself, Mick Tucker (drums), John Neighbor (bass) and Fred G (guitar). Next band 1963 /64 Dino and the Diamonds semi pro outfit. We worked fairly decent venues. We

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