ANDY BAKER

NAME: Andy Baker a.k.a “The Benign Dictator”

ROLE: Mostly downhill…

STAR SIGN: Don’t know, but get those camels out of my sandpit!

EYE COLOUR: Red (mornings)

FAVOURITE FOOD: Solids, while I still have all my own teeth.

FAVOURITE FILM: Women in Love

LIKES: All things Python

DISLIKES: The Bullingdon Boys

FAVOURITE PERSON: Eric Olthwaite

LEAST FAVOURITE PERSON: Anyone that misses Donald Trump with a .45 calibre round

PHILOSOPHICAL BELIEFS: Humanism

SPORT & PASTIMES: Rugby and amateur kedgeree wrestling

WEAKNESS: Left knee

POLITICAL LEANING: Forwards

WHY I PLAY IN DARKSIDE:

Why wouldn’t I? Great music, great bunch of people, great audiences and great weekends away. For further details please send a post-addressed envelope to Eric Olthwaite, c/o The Old Knockin Shop, Longhampton Road, Little Fawcett, West Midlands.

EQUIPMENT: Guitars, many but main Strat is a 1984 MIJ with lace pickups.

BACK LINE: 1970 Hiwatt DR103 100w and 4x12 purple backs, SEL (Roost) 50w and 2x12, Farfisa leslie speaker.

FX: Far too many to list!

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