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23rd June 2012

Fact: Rocker Bobby Gillespie celebrated his 50th birthday on Friday (22Jun12) by performing at Britain's Isle of Wight festival with his band Primal Scream.

4th September 2011

Quote: "I hate New Year and don't have any good memories of Hogmanay. I've got to be honest - it's not my kind of thing. Hogmanay is not my specialist subject. I don't even want to talk about it." Primal Scream rocker Bobby Gillespie hates the Scottish New Year celebrations Hogmanay, despite signing up to headline with his band at the annual concert this year (31Dec11).

8th October 2008

Quote: "That we got to play the marimba Abba used on SOS just adds to the experience, to the fun." Bobby Gillespie on recording Primal Scream's new album BEAUTIFUL FUTURE at the Stockholm, Sweden studio where ABBA recorded DANCING QUEEN.

23rd July 2008

Quote: "I don't think anything of him. I saw him on TV recently. He looks like a dead man. They just put this bill through where you can be held for 42 days (without charge). He's not nice." Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie is not a fan of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

26th May 2006

Quote: "JOHN ENTWISTLE and Keith Moon aren't there so it's obviously half the band. They're The Who 50 per cent." PRIMAL SCREAM star Bobby Gillespie insists his favourite rock band just aren't the same, much as he worships surviving members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

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