Kept 46 times
Born in Birmingham
Remembered 10 months ago
He was on TV a great deal and I liked his dry whit
24th Jul 2012
Hmm - except that "wit" does not have an "h" in it......
25th Jul 2012
tut being a picky there
29th Jul 2012
Remember going to see him on stage at the Odeon in New Street. we laughed so much that by the time we came out my ribs ached so much I could hardly speak! Brilliantly funny man! Thank you Jasper for so much laughter.
9th Aug 2012
I first saw Jasper, before he was famous, in 1970 at the 'Boggery' folk club. It was located at the 'Old Moseleians' rugby club in Lugtrout Lane ( what a name ) somewhere in Solihull whwhich I believe was held on M
19th Sep 2012
It was so packed that you could hardly move or breath. They outgrew the venue and moved to somewhere bigger in Solihull town centre. Jasper's act back then was mostly singing with a few jokes and anecdotes in between. It slowly became more jokes and less singing. I played football against him one Sunday morning and apparently, that's where his name comes from. Filling his name in on the form, they put 'J. CARROT' as a joke, as he wasn't yet registered. Someone called him 'Jasper', and it stuck.
I remember him well at 'The Boggery' in the 70's along with Jake Thackery. The Boggery was almost in Catherine De Barnes close to The Boat pub which used to be a Davenports house. As you say Lugtrout Lane sounds great. Great memories.
7th Nov 2012
Bob got his name at school, given to him by his best mate Bev Bevan (Move ELO). Isat behind them both at school.
16th Nov 2012
Jasper, what a hoot, lived in the same house on Lode Lane, Solihull back in the 1970's. He had - what he called - "The Penthouse" - basically the attic. I used to rib him about it and said if ever he gave up his gaff to put me on his waiting list. We had some wild parties at the house in Lode Lane, nothing sinister tho. Jasper was an ordinary guy and very much in love with Hazel, a local girl who worked as a reporter for the Solihull News. Hazel involved me in her column on fashion. Wow
4th Feb 2013
thank yes always had a laugh at Jasper
5th Feb 2013
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