Gavin Friday and the Virgin Prunes made the front cover of Record Mirror in Feb, 1981. This interview by Chris Westwood with photos by Mike Laye. Click image to enlarge. 1981 / 80s / Magazines / Music / Music - Alternative / Record Mirror Tags: Gavin Friday, Virgin Prunes share You Might Also Like Imprint issue 6 – Dublin Fanzine, October 1979 November 20, 2011 Phil Lynott marries Caroline Crowther, Feb, 1980. October 6, 2011 Old Adverts #93 – Ballygowan Water – 1984 September 17, 2012 This Post Has 4 Comments marycigarettes 2 Apr 2014 i always loved that front cover they did for a christmas issue hot press wearing drag holding wrapped gifts….it was a great picture….and the great pictures they did for that early 80’s NME….oh god…and those brilliant and funny late night interviews on the dave fanning show. Read on 2 Apr 2014 So marvelous. Bono Reed (@bonoxylove_kh) 2 Apr 2014 とても美しいですね。 endamurray 23 Apr 2014 We put the Prunes on in Drogheda around 1983. We agreed on a 70:30 split against a €450 guarantee. We took €500 on the door. Their manager insisted that the deal meant that we should get 30% of the €50. And so we got the grand total of €15 for the pleasure of putting on the Virgin Prunes. Have I got a long and selective memory? I do. The gig was pretty surreal but I could never shake off the sour taste in my mouth from being shafted by a bunch of Dublin 4’s. Comments are closed.