Category Archives: Funny

Cheryl Cole gigs in Kabul – whilst The Charleston Charlies play Canon Pyon


It’s Saturday 17th September and the Charleston Charlies are heading off to play at the society wedding  of the year in Herefordshire. But with Marley Charlie’s penchant for ice cream and macaroons, and the sat nav insisting on taking the … Continue reading

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Simon Cowell’s 3 in a bed secret


Greedy Simon Cowell’s secret orgy news story was swallowed up by a red top readership’s bottomless appetite for scandal. But where’s the video to back up this headline grabbing tale of excess? In complete contrast Bernhardt was caught in the … Continue reading

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Watching the washboard – washboardPete- a profile.


Washboard Pete could not be described any more elequently than by his biographer in 1927 “The Incredible Washboard Pete II was born in the heart of a star.  He is one year old and plays with The Hobo Sapiens, Keith Tippett, The … Continue reading

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History of the world in a hundred objects


Bernhardt stumbled upon this picture of a performance last year at the London Museum of Transport. The picture clearly shows Bernhardt and David ‘Horny’ Horniblow in full swing. The Charleston Charlies were playing for the monthly over 18’s night; to  welcome … Continue reading

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X Factor Louis and Simon’s Sulky Sunday


X Factor millionaires Louis and Simon were all over sundays redtops looking limp and sulky. Could it be they’ve heard of Bernhardts refusal to ever perform on X Factor, It Factor or Factory Records?  ” What on earth would we … Continue reading

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Focus on Frank


This feature is prompted by an avalanche of requests for more about the band and less about me. A  Cheeky Charlie cited the definition of perfect pitch as being – banjo into skip at 10 metres. Bum bum. Reminds me … Continue reading

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