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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Roll Call: Paul Collins of the Beat

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For today's Roll Call we call out Paul Collins of the Beat.

Who are you?

Paul Collins, founding member of The Nerves and The Beat, proud participant of the DIY movement in the late seventies in America... Proud father and eternal rock n roller.

Describe yourself in three words.

Smart, tough, cute.

Who — dead or alive — would most you like to meet?

John Lennon, Chuck Berry, Kieth Moon, Elvis, Beethoven, Jesus Christ.

Who would you most like to slap in the face?

Hitler, Bush, Nixon, Reagen and Mussolini.

What song do you wish you had written?

"Imagine," "Yesterday," "Nadine," "Louie, Louie."

Elvis Costello or Elvis Presley?

Presley.

LP, CD or MP3?

MP3.

If you could start one trend, what would it be?

AssBook.

If you could end one trend, what would it be?

The Jonahs Brothers.

With whom would you most like to play a game of spin the bottle?

Sophia Loren or Jane Fonda when she was doing Barbarella!

The Paul Collins Beat plays the Earl on Sat., Jan. 24th with Gentleman Jesse and Poison Arrows. $10. 9 p.m. 488 Flat Shoals Rd. 404-522-3950.

(Photo courtesy of Paul Collins).

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