Eyewitness: Derek Heffernan

I was a stand-in guitarist for a European tour in the early 80’s. Guggi was having a break from the band and Dik was in america. I rehearsed the set three weeks before the first gig… that was no mean feat, and toured France, Italy, Holland, etc.
From having darts thrown at us and riots in the crowd in Naples to meeting the church of satan… it was a real eyeopener for a freshman like myself.
I would not have missed it for the world. I still have things from that tour notably backstage passes, hotel keys *cough*.
The Prunes were on to something back then and not all to do with shock, I toured with them, top geezers… Hi to all.