Five Hungry Joes – A pictorial archive of the Trashcan Sinatras. Legendary Scottish Band


B-a-b-y Baby!
January 6, 2010, 7:56 pm
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So sang Rachel Sweet in 1978.

But there was no singing from the Trashcans when they were booked to play the London Marquee’s ‘Band Explosion’ in 1990.

Sponsored by the NME and also Nescafé/Nestle – purveyors of fine chocolates and the like – the band, well basically pulled out of the event in protest against the chocolateers, but I’ll let you read the story for yourself.

Here’s what was reported in the NME at the time…

September 1990 NME Magazine



I Can’t Have That In My Life
January 6, 2010, 7:31 pm
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Here’s an advert from the NME to promote third single ‘Circling The Circumference’.

The image of George McDaid was taken on the isle of Arran and was from the outtakes of the video for ‘Only Tongue Can Tell’.

George, however, decided that being in a band was never his destiny, and parted company after ‘Cake’ to become a school teacher – but you knew that didn’t you.

26 September 1990 NME Magazine



They Might Be Giants
January 6, 2010, 7:13 pm
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But then again, they might no.

Here’s an advert from the NME promoting some live dates in 1990 prior to the release of debut album ‘Cake’.

June 1990 NME Magazine




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