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"I Talk Too Much” is the name of the one-man show Status Quo front man Francis Rossi is bringing to the Palace Theatre in Paignton on August 7, and it’s true.
In fact the 72-year-old, who opened Live Aid and collected an OBE during a 50-year career which shows no signs of slowing down, talks so much that Devon Live nearly misses him.
The garrulous guitar man has over-run - sharing a lengthy anecdote on a previous interview - and we almost miss our slot. But we get our man in the end.
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“There you are,” he says. “I can’t help it. I talk too much.”
He has plenty of material, after all. Status Quo first graced the hit parade in 1968, and have since sold 118 million records. Only the Rolling Stones have had more albums in the charts than Quo.
Their distinctive blues ‘shuffles’ have created a unique sound.
The band fronted by Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt - who died in 2016 - opened …
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