[dropcap style=”font-size:100px; color:#992211;”]T[/dropcap]he ghost of Lux Interior had his hand upon our shoulder as we raised a bottle to celebrate his 70th birthday.
As Muse cover The Cramps’ New Kind Of Kick, we toast the anniversary of our own Zombie Dance by looking back on the always amazing Kid Congo Powers who played a packed out Nambucca earlier this year.
Relaxed and ever charming, he opined that he was loving married life, and was missing home. Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds went on to play one of the most competent and electrifying sets we have ever heard them play.
Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without the express permission of the photographer.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.