RIP Jock Scot

Jock Scot, a poet without pretence. A man whose words- music and words- touched the senses in such a way to make them feel exceedingly other-worldly, while remaining painfully down to earth. And not only down to earth, but deep in the dark, dank and dirty underground.¬†One of the last of the true punk poets… For every Jock Scott we lose, we gain a Carol Ann Duffy, what a sad and scary thought.

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Illustration by George Heaven

We’ve reviewed, ‘3000 Hangovers Later’ a photo book about one of Jock’s old haunts, The Warwick Castle on Portobello Road, plenty of shots of Jock up to mischief. Read the review¬†here.