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Gert Ohlsson

Gert Ohlsson
It is with great sadness that we write that Gert Ohlsson has passed away today (08/12) after a long battle with cancer. He was 63.

Gert, from Malmö in Sweden, was a huge Quo fan who created one of the first independant Quo web sites at in the early 1990's, some of which was incorporated into the official site when it was launched in 1997.

He went on to help maintain and work on the official site and to moderate the Quo Message Board for a number of years, not an easy job, but one he did with fairness and a unique sense of humour!

Gert, a keen photographer, was well known to the band and to Quo fans, and was often seen at gigs taking photos for the Quo sites and Quo tour programmes.

Quo, their management and all at the official site would like to extend their deepest sympathies to Gert's wife Tina, his son Micke and other members of his family at this sad time. He will be greatly missed by us all.

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Frankie Miller's Double Take Frankie Miller's Double Take

Frankie Miller’s brand new album ‘Double Take’ features his greatest unreleased songs, recorded with a host of very special guests including Elton John, Rod Stewart, Steve Cropper, Francis Rossi, Paul Carrack, Kid Rock & Willie Nelson, alongside Frankie’s original vocal.

Produced by Dave Mackay, Francis duets with Frankie on a track named Gold Shoes.

Here's a clip about the making of the album:

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Quo Set The Union Chapel, Islington Ablaze - And That's A Fact

Metaltalk Review of the Union Chapel show on Metaltalk.

Aquostic II - BBC Hyde Park show

Quo played BBC Radio 2’s ‘Festival In A Day’ in London's Hyde Park on 11 September 2016.

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Watch the whole show here: :

Plus individual videos: Whatever You Want - Video - Hold You Back - Video

Status Quo - Deluxe Editions#2

Quo are delighted to announce the release of deluxe expanded 2CD versions of a trio of classic albums that were released on the revered Vertigo label, namely ‘On The Level’, ‘If You Can’t Stand The Heat’ and ‘Whatever You Want.

Deluxe Editions These special editions are issued by UMC.

Offering 23 previously unreleased tracks/versions between them, these carefully curated special releases come with an enhanced booklet containing new notes by Classic Rock’s Dave Ling and also feature rare photos and memorabilia from the band’s personal collection.

Live Here Now Exclusive to the Official UK Store, when you pre-order one of the 2CD Deluxe Editions you’ll be entered into a competition to win a Fender Standard Telecaster®, signed by Francis and Rick.

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Status Homes - Costa Del Sol

Based in Marbella, Status Homes specialise in both residential and commercial properties on the Costa del Sol.

Director Julian Hall has been working in the Spanish real estate market since 1999 and has recently embarked upon a new venture with Rick and Lindsay Parfitt - which they have called Status Homes. Their offices are in the prestigious area of Guadalmina.

If you are interested in finding your ideal property in Marbella or on the Costa del Sol, check out their site and give them a call.

Status Homes

Rock Meets Classic

Rick Parfitt appeared on the 2015 'Rock Meets Classic' tour, which featured number of other stars, including Deep Purple's Ian Gillan, Asia's John Wetton and Mr Big's Eric Martin.

In The Army
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Piledriver - Classic English Ale!

Inspired by the re-release of Piledriver, the first album produced by themselves. Quo have created their first beer with Wychwood Brewery. A traditional malty amber ale balanced with a bold fruity hop character.

Piledriver is available from JD Wetherspoon pubs across the UK, from Morrisons stores across the UK and Scotland, or can be ordered online.

To find out more, place an order and for details of how you can win some great Quo prizes go to

Go to Quo's Piledriver Store:
Piledriver Beer and Merchandise.

Total Guitar's Me And My Guitar

Videos of Francis and Rick talking about the famous green and white teles on Total Guitar's site

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Total Guitar

Quo land 500th week on the Official UK Album Chart! albumchart

Quo have reinforced their position among the all-time great British album acts today by chalking up their 500th week on the Official Albums Chart.

The band reached the magic landmark with their latest album Aquostic (Stripped Bare), in its 11th week in the Official Albums Chart.

The achievement puts Quo among a select group of only 50 acts with 500 weeks or more on the Official Albums Chart.

Leon Interview on Metalliville Webzine

Quo's drummer Leon Cave is interviewed by Glenn Milligan, editor of Metalliville Webzine.

Bula Quo! Bula Quo!
Bula Quo!

Quo's first ever feature film is available on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Both editions feature promo videos of 'Bula Quo', 'Waiting For Caroline', and 'GoGoGo'.

Blu-Ray version also features 'Behind the Scenes' footage, DVD Commentary and extra content.

Buy from:  Amazon

Show Day At Westfalenhalle

This time-lapse video of a show day on the Bula Quo tour with Quo and Uriah Heep was taken by one of Quo's lighting crew Dan Oswald at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund on 13th Nov 2013.

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Abbey Road - Live Here Now recorded two shows on the 2013 Bula Quo winter tour - Hamburg on Nov 12th and London's O2 on Sunday December 15th.

Bula Quo! Premiere - 01-07-13 - Images by Simon Cooper The Bula Quo! Premiere

A great night was had by all at the Bula Quo! Premiere at the Odeon West End in London's Leicester Square. Thanks to everyone that bought tickets in support of The James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer and Nordoff Robbins Bula Quo! premiere and film reviews, press and images arehere
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Status Quo Quo reach 100 singles!

The world knows that Quo have had a longer career than almost any other band ever, but who would have thought that would get to 100? The band's new single 'Bula Bula Quo' is their 100th in an incredible series that began with ‘Pictures of Matchstick Men’ back in 1968.

Francis said, "One hundred singles seems incredible even to me, and I recorded them all! When we started out, we would have been happy to survive a couple of years in this business so to reach this milestone is unbelievable."

Rick Parfitt added, "We always joke that you’d get less time for murder but, in all honesty, we’d like to thank all the Quo fans all over the world who have sustained us on what has been an amazing ride."

Status Quo Reunion - March 2013

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nordoff-robbins     As Ambassadors for Nordoff Robbins for the past two decades Quo fully support the launch of the Nordoff Robbins fairsharemusic page.

You can instantly download your favourite songs at the same time as donating to the work of Nordoff Robbins transforming the lives of vulnerable children & adults through the power of music.

It works just like any other download site, has loads of Quo songs and albums and Nordoff Robbins will receive half the profits from any track or album you download.
Fair Share Music

Andy Bown - Unfinished Business Andy Bown - Unfinished Business

Andy Bown's fantastic solo album 'Unfinished Business' is now available from all good record sellers.

Andy Bown Site

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Francis Rossi - Live at St Luke's - CD, DVD & Blu Ray

Francis Rossi's new solo set "Live at St. Luke's, London" is released on CD, DVD and Blu-ray formats by Edel's international rock label, earMUSIC distributed in the UK & Republic of Ireland by Absolute via Universal. As well as the full concert, the DVD and Blu-ray boasts excellent bonus features.The DVD has an interview with Rossi, plus the promo video for the 'Faded Memory' single.The Blu-ray has a behind the scenes documentary, which also features interviews, plus the promo video.

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David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

A Quo charity of choice - to find out more go to:

Target Telecaster Facelift Rossi Telecaster Facelift Parfitt Telecaster Facelift Rock with Target
Quo Telecaster Facelifts!

Available now from Guitar Facelift, Rick's 'Target' Facelift.

Also available are Rossi and Parfitt Telecaster Facelifts.

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