So, what happens when Gary Glitter meets up with Doctor Who?
wouldn't be allowed today, of course, for obvious reasons! But in the
80s the result was this #1 hit single by The Timelords.
singles as The KLF and The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, The Timelords
were Time Boy (Bill Drummond) and Lord Rock (Jimmy Cauter). For this
novelty song the duo mashed-up Gary Glitter's Rock and Roll Part Two
(this makes up the main beat) with the Doctor Who TV theme music, as
well as several other snippets and samples. At one point the daleks can
be heard screaming "Loadsamoney!" which was the catchphrase of the
Loadsamoney character played by comedian Harry Enfield.
The song was originally intended to be a dance/house hit, but with Gary
Glitter's sample making up the groove, it sounded nothing like house
music and so Drummond and Cauter released it as a novelty record and
temporarily re-named themselves "The Timelords". After reaching #1 in
the UK, the duo were quick to cash in further by releasing a book
entitled "The Manual - How To Have A Number One".
The deliberately low budget video features a 1968 Ford Galaxy and some very dodgy-looking daleks! I love the guys feet walking along the ground - a Fred Flintstone moment!