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Dez Dickerson & the Modernaires -1984 Rebel Yell tour/Purple Rain movie

Let's talk about Dez Dickerson and his post 1983 (1984/85) career

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After leaving the noituloveR, Dickerson formed his own short-lived band, the Modernaires, and toured in support of Billy Idol on his 1984 Rebel Yell tour, frequently joining Idol onstage. Dickerson appeared in the movie Purple Rain with the Modernaires...

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Putting aside the infamous L.A. gig opening for the Rolling Stones, what's the most insane thing you've ever seen or experienced onstage? And as mortifying as that first Stones show was, how did you find the overwhelming courage to do it again the second night? So much respect is due to you all.


Dez: The craziest thing I've ever seen on stage — and I've seen a lot — happened after I had left Prince and was touring as the opening act for Billy Idol on the Rebel Yell tour. We were doing a show in L.A., and I went out front after our set to watch Billy's show when I saw a guy climbing the PA stack on one side of the stage: a very high stack — at least 30 feet. He reached the top, stretched his arms triumphantly, then proceeded to stage dive from 30 feet up! Needless to say, it did not end well. Surprisingly, he was not killed, but he did not fly like an eagle ...

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