Archive for June 5th, 2015

June 5, 2015

Hair of the Dog

   


Scottish heavy metal band Nazareth had a fantastic hit in ’75 with the posts titular name:

  Heart breaker, soul shaker

I’ve been told about you

Steamroller, midnight stroller

What they’ve been saying must be true
Red hot mama

Velvet charmer

Time’s come to pay your dues
Now you’re messin’ with a

A son of a bitch

Now you’re messin’ with a son of a bitch

Now you’re messin’ with a

A son of a bitch

Now you’re messin’ with a son of a bitch
Talkin’ jivey, poison ivy

You ain’t gonna cling to me

Man taker, born faker

I ain’t so blind I can’t see.

Nortons rotary F1 was their last hurrah into early nineties racing actually taking a win at the Isle of Man TT with Steve Hislop at the controls. Many consider Hizzys race to be the superlative classic of the event pipping Carl Fogarty’s Ysmaha: a true David versus Goliath. In black it certainly looks the part. Those wankel power units spinning like a jet turbine at speed.

  

Here’s Ron Haslam winding this one up to good effect…