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He was the founder of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party and served as its leader from toduring which time he stood in numerous parliamentary elections. He holds the record for losing more than 40 elections in which he stood from to His legal name remained David Edward Sutch.
After his career as an early s rock Ayala El Misionero (Radio Edit) - The Cherry Blues Project - Fama/Variaciones En Rock roll attraction, it became customary for the UK press to refer to him as "Screaming Lord Sutch", or simply "Lord Sutch".
Early works included recordings produced by audio pioneer Joe Meek. During the s Screaming Lord Sutch was known for his horror-themed stage show, dressing as Jack the Ripperpre-dating the shock rock antics of Alice Cooper.
Accompanied by his band, the Savageshe started by coming out of a black coffin once being trapped inside of it, an incident parodied in the film Slade in Flame. Other props included knives and daggers, skulls and "bodies". Sutch booked themed tours, such as 'Sutch and the Roman Empire', where Sutch and the band members would be dressed up as Roman soldiers.
Despite a self-confessed lack of vocal talent, he released horror-themed singles during the early to mid s, the most popular " Jack the Ripper ", covered live and on record by garage rock bands including the White Stripesthe Gruesomes, the Black Lips and Screaming Lord Sutch - Munster Rock Horrorsthe latter for their debut Screaming Lord Sutch - Munster Rock.
Sutch tired of the station, and sold it to Calvert, after which it was renamed Radio Cityand lasted until In Calvert was shot dead by Oliver Smedley over a financial dispute.
Smedley was acquitted on grounds of self-defence. The show was recorded though only Sutch knewand it was released to the surprise of Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea (1932-03-21) - Various - The Ultimate Jazz Archive - Set 38/ musicians. In the s Sutch stood in parliamentary elections, often as representative of the National Teenage Party.
His first was inwhen he contested the by-election in Stratford-upon-Avon caused by the resignation of John Profumo. He gained votes. His next was at the general election when he stood in Harold Wilson 's Huyton constituency.
Here he received votes. In his career he contested over 40 elections. He was recognisable at election counts by his flamboyant clothes and top hat. In he officially added "lord" to his name by deed poll. This did little to deter Sutch, who increased the number of concerts he performed to pay for campaigns. He achieved his highest poll and vote share at Rotherham in with 1, Screaming Lord Sutch - Munster Rock and a 4. Within days the SDP dissolved itself. He holds the record for losing more than 40 elections in which he stood.
Adverts in the s for Heineken Pilsener boasted that "Only Heineken can do this". In Sutch starred in a Coco Pops advert as a returning officer announcing the results of its renaming competition.
Sutch was friends with, and at one time lived at the house of, Cynthia Payne. Sutch is buried beside his mother, who died on 30 Aprilin the cemetery in PinnerMiddlesex. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. HampsteadLondon, England . South HarrowGreater London, England .
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