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Full Name: David Harman

December 17, 1941 - January 9th, 2009

Family / Pets
Wife Joanne. Daughter Olivia. 2 Sons Ashley and Elliot (Twins)


Sport. Football . (Donít play anymore. Legs wonít work)

In what other music projects are / were you involved ?
Head of A&R for WEA Records (Signed AC/DC, Boney M., Gary Numan and others to the Labels)

What other work do you do ?

Magistrate (Justice of the Peace)

Which one is your favorite DDDBMT-song (playing live / overall) ?
Last Night In Soho.

What was your most memorable Concert with the Dozies and why ?

Essen Germany. (The Fans ripped all our clothes off on the way to the stage. I was standing on stage with my belt, 1 trouser leg and one sock. Then the Fans started to take off their clothes and give it to us to wear)

What were the peak and low of your career ?
When The Legend of Xanadu went to No 1. (was the peak) I rather not remember about the Lows !

Which moment do you like most during your show ?

The point when the audience are shouting for More.

Do you like playing in charity-shows or the like ?
When you play in a charity show itís giving something back.

What is your favorite color ?


What are your favorite musicians / bands ?
Roy Orbison. Buddy Holly. Bon Jovi. Queen. Alicia Keys.

What are your favorite sports (doing yourself / watching) ?


What is your favorite book / author ?
Lee Childs.

What is your favorite movie / TV-show ?

The Magnificent Seven.

Which instruments do you own / play ?
Guitar (Own)

What car do you drive ?

A Red One.

Where are you living now ?
In Cheshire. 30 Minutes outside Manchester.

What do you like to drink or eat ?

Chinese Food and Champagne.

What do you like about being on tour ?
Getting away from the wife ! (Joke)

What do you dislike about fans ?

I love the fans most of the time but there are just a few who donít feel it when you need some private time.

Where do you like to spend your holidays ?

Have you ever thought about retiring from the music business ?

Retire only when Iím dead !

Do you have much contact with the other members outside the gigs ?
Tich and me speak most days.

Along which other bands do you like to play on the big concerts ?

I really get a buzz from playing in the big Halls.

How do you prepare for each show / Do you experience stage-fright ?
I donít get stage fright but am always worked up just before a show. Normally I walk up and down the dressing room for about 30 miutes.

Do you (still) write songs ?

Not very often these days.


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