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Jim Kerr of Simple Minds was so moved by the results of the Enniskillen bombing in 1987 that he wrote new words to the traditional folk song " She Moved Through The Fair " and the group recorded it with the name " Belfast Child ".
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Kerr invited Whitlam and Minister for Labour Senator Jim McClelland to lunch on 30 October, immediately preceding an Executive Council meeting.
Peter Gabriel, Simple Minds ' Jim Kerr, and Hudson and former Band mate Robbie Robertson all guested the album which was released in 1986.
The core of the band is the two remaining founder members – Jim Kerr ( vocals, songwriting ) and Charlie Burchill ( guitars, keyboards after 1990, other instruments, songwriting ) – and drummer Mel Gaynor ( who first joined the band in 1982 ).
At Cairnduff ’ s suggestion, Milarky teamed up with two musicians he ’ d never worked with before – budding singer and lyricist Jim Kerr and guitarist Charlie Burchill.
In 1984, Jim Kerr married Chrissie Hynde from the Pretenders ( who temporarily renamed herself Christine Kerr ).
Jim Kerr moved to Sicily and took up a part-time career as a hotelier, although both he and Burchill would continue working together on various business interests and would keep the idea of the band alive.
In 2001, Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill began working with multi-instrumentalist Gordon Goudie ( ex-Primevals ) on a brand new Simple Minds album to be called Cry.
Mark Kerr would also contribute to the project ( this time as an acoustic guitarist and Burchill's co-writer on a number of songs ) while Jim Kerr brought in various Italian musicians as collaborators, including Planet Funk and Phunk Investigation.
In the video for the Neon Lights single " Dancing Barefoot ", the band consisted of Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Gordon Goudie and Mark Kerr.
Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill also played a number of unrelated shows across Europe with Night of the Proms prior to those UK dates.
Jim Kerr suggested that Simple Minds had enough material from the Graffiti Soul recording sessions for two albums, one to be released at the start of 2009 and the second following within the space of a year.
Interspersed with Simple Minds activity, Jim Kerr recorded and released his first solo album Lostboy!
On 9 September, Jim Kerr made a cryptic blog comment on the Simple Minds website – " Heading to Paris for the last gig of this tour but being honest – with SM there is no " last gig " as such.
The four songs recorded were an 8-minute long version of ' In Every Heaven ' ( originally recorded in 1982 during the " New Gold Dream " sessions ) and three entirely new compositions: ' Stagefright ' and ' On The Rooftop ' both written by Charlie Burchill and Jim Kerr and ' Broken Glass Park ' originally a Lostboy!
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ABC also had some moderately successful comedies including The Drew Carey Show, Spin City, Dharma & Greg, According to Jim, My Wife and Kids, 8 Simple Rules and George Lopez.
These included his roles as Bret Maverick, in the popular 1950s western-comedy series, Maverick ; Jim Rockford, in the popular 1970s detective drama, The Rockford Files ; and the father of Katey Sagal's character on 8 Simple Rules following the death of John Ritter.
Upon the death of John Ritter in 2003, Garner joined the cast of 8 Simple Rules as Grandpa Jim Egan ( Cate's father ).
In late August / early September 2011, Simple Minds recorded a new song called ' Planet Zero ', a " space-rock " track written by Charlie Burchill and Jim Kerr.
In a video made the day after the band played Barrowland in Glasgow on 25 February 2012, Jim Kerr announced " festival dates coming in " for summer 2012, including Simple Minds ' first appearance at the T In The Park festival.
Delhi is featured as " Walleye " in the humorous book It Takes a Village Idiot, Complicating the Simple Life ( isbn 0-7432-1131-6 ) by writer Jim Mullen about his problems adapting to the rural lifestyle after he and his wife buy a weekend home in the area.
( Note that the name is pronounced with a long " i ", " Dell-high ") The town is featured as the town of " Walleye " in the humorous book It Takes a Village Idiot, Complicating the Simple Life by writer Jim Mullen about his problems adapting to the rural lifestyle after he and his wife buy a weekend home in the area.
To raise funds for charity and to raise awareness of the disease, he launched a new version of the song " Dirty Old Town " together with Jim Kerr of Simple Minds.
By 2000, Kensit's private life had brought her to as much attention as her acting or singing, as the tabloid newspapers detailed the breakdown of her marriage to Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr and her romance with Oasis singer Liam Gallagher.
He continued working with a variety of musicians, inviting Paddy Moloney ( of The Chieftains ), Jim Kerr ( of Simple Minds ), Khaled and Youssou N ' Dour to be in his very international 1 Douar / 1 Earth album.
Practiced by various groups, and outlined step by step in the book, " Finding Sanctuary in Nature: Simple Ceremonies in the Native American Tradition for Healing Yourself and Others ," by Jim PathFinder Ewing ( Findhorn Press, Scotland, 2007 ), ( page 147 ), " the medicine wheel drum circle prayer ceremony " recognizes the four directions — east, south, west, north — as spiritual Powers that can help balance and heal.
Finding Sanctuary in Nature: Simple Ceremonies in the Native American Tradition for Healing Yourself and Others by Jim PathFinder Ewing ( Nvnehi Awatisgi ), Findhorn Press, Scotland, 2007
In the studio, Jim McDermott ( Kevin McDermott Orchestra, Simple Minds and The Silencers ), provided drums on the albums Taking On the World and Gallus.
Mark Kerr ( brother of Jim Kerr, lead singer of Simple Minds who coincidentally were on A & M in North America ) replaced Scott Shields on drums.
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MacNeil has subsequently mentioned that “ Jim ( Kerr ) had already started talking about making changes ” and the credits for the album suggested that Simple Minds had officially become a trio of the only three remaining founder members-Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill and Mick MacNeil.
Other Minds is a San Francisco based private 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) not-for-profit organization, founded in 1992 by Charles Amirkhanian ( who serves as Executive and Artistic Director ) and Jim Newman ( President Emeritus ).
The name " Other Minds " has been attributed by Jim Newman to an anonymous obituary that ran in the New Yorker in 1992 which stated that John Cage "... composed music in other people's minds.
* Gen¹³ # 9: " Hearts and Minds " ( with J. Scott Campbell, Brandon Choi and Jim Lee, Wildstorm, 1996 )