There have been so many bad gigs. The worst one was in America about 10 years ago. We got there and all the fellows were really wired up. The tour manager asked them for half the money up front. This was a mistake. You either ask for all the money or none, this wasn't the sort of place that would bother turning a band over for dollars 3,000, because they had other sources of income, shall we say. The chief was furious - after the show he was telling the tour manager that if he ever insulted him again, his body would end up in the river. It wasn't a joke situation, but I was drunk and found it quite funny. He got a gun out, waved it around and went to put it back. I said to him, 'You can't just put it away, you've got to kill him'. The tour manager didn't find it funny.
Jah Wobble and the Invaders of the Heart play the Womad Festival, Reading 22 Jul
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