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Jaimie Vernon – Life’s A Canadian Rock: Part 10

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on January 7, 2012 by segarini

When last we visited our intrepid Pickering, Ontario punk band The Swindle it was the fall of 198 and bassist Tim James, singer Ivan Judd and guitarist Jaimie Vernon had finally found a drummer in former high school mate Jason Clarke….

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With a new, permanent, drummer in the band rehearsals began in earnest for our re-launch as a live act. It also meant tweaking the band’s songs and image. Between Tim James and Ivan Judd the decision was made to distance ourselves from the Sex Pistols and the movie ‘Great Rock and Roll Swindle’ where we had originally extracted our name The Swindle.

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