Richard Cole
Richard Cole
Richard Cole was heavily involved in the rock music business from the mid-1960s to 2003, and is most famous for being the tour manager of English rock band Led Zeppelin from 1968 to 1980.
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Halifax going up in the world
Hebden Bridge Times - almost 2 years
Halifax RUFC clinched promotion to Yorkshire Three in style yesterday with a 48-0 win over relegation fighters Sheffield Oaks at Ovenden Park. Only a bonus point was needed to clinch second place behind Wetherby but Halifax were determined to put on a show for the home supporters. They eventually did that, playing with more freedom once man of the match Tony Curtis had scored their fourth try just after the break. The blind side flanker scored two tries while open side Andy Harris was also outstanding and crossed the whitewash. The game started at a good pace with Oaks showing they meant business, but the conditions meant that Halifax’s running rugby looked sure to pay dividends. They took the lead after eight minutes when a set move released Elliot Mercer to cross for an unconverted try. Constant pressure produced a second try, scored by Toby Turner and converted by captain Richard Cole. Oaks then picked up their game and had a spell on attack until a turnover gave Halifax the ...
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Language Interpreter (Greek), Registry - RIC Interpreter Services
Chicago Times - about 3 years
Details: General SummaryThe Language Interpreter is responsible for providing interpretation services to patients, family members throughout the RIC System of Care. The Language Interpreter consistently demonstrates support of the RIC statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.The Language Interpreter demonstrates RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.Principal ResponsibilitiesProvides interpretation for patients, caregivers throughout the RIC System of Care to ensure patients receive full benefit of treatment.Translates clinical and procedural documents by providing an ...
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George Hobica: Ten Horrible Pilots We Hope We Never Fly With
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
With all the job pressures and uncertainty in the airline industry, it's a wonder more pilots don't run afoul of the law the way Klobjorn Jarle Kristiansen did late last year. The 48-year-old American Eagle pilot showed up to work drunk, was suspended and faces both prosecution and the loss of his job. While a commercial plane has never crashed due to drunk flying, there are plenty of instances where pilots have misbehaved throughout history -- some of them almost hilariously. Here, a look back at some very memorable misfeasance. After all, they're only human. #1 The JetBlue pilot who went nutter butters mid-flight. "We're not going to Vegas," announced Clayton Osbon, before launching into a rambling sermon, telling his co-pilot that "things don't matter," and that "we need to take a leap of faith." Problem: JetBlue Flight 191 was in fact headed for Vegas -- with Osborn as the captain. The worried co-pilot called out into the cabin for help; passengers eventually were a ...
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Famed World War II aviators hold final reunion
Yahoo News - almost 4 years
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — At 97, retired Lt. Col. Richard Cole can still fly and land a vintage B-25 with a wide grin and a wave out the cockpit window to amazed onlookers.
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Administrative Coordinator - RIC Volunteer Services (20884)
Chicago Times - about 4 years
Details: According to established policies and procedures, provides customer service and performs Record keeping, bookkeeping, word processing, supply Requisition/Distribution, and Scheduling of a basic to complex nature.Consistently demonstrates support of the RIC statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.Demonstrates RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.Principal Responsibilities1. Customer ServicePerforms reception activities including answering the phone and greeting internal/external customers. Assesses to determine the nature of the need or request, secures the a ...
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Occupational Therapist - RIC Northshore DayRehab (20908)
Chicago Times - about 4 years
Details: Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and directs patient"s participation in selected tasks to restore or maximize independence in daily living skills. Facilitates learning of skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity. Participates in department"s clinical education program.Consistently demonstrates support of the RIC statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.Demonstrates RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.Principal Responsibilities1. Performs departmental responsibilities that support efficient delivery of patient care in a timely m ...
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Director, Internal Audit - RIC Internal Audit (20858)
Chicago Times - about 4 years
Details: Conducts audits to assess effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations. The incumbent will also recommend appropriate related changes on the above to the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and the President/CEO.Consistently demonstrates support of the RIC statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.Demonstrates RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.Principal Responsibilities1. Audits records of departments and interviews workers to ensure the proper recording of financial transactions and compliance wit ...
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Seeking a Clear-Coat Answer
Wall Street Journal - over 4 years
Jonathan Welsh answers a reader's question on how to deal with a peeling clear-coat finish.
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Rain’s a bonus as Bradshaw claim victory
Halifax Courier - almost 5 years
MOST local cricketers have done little more than curse the weather so far this season but Bradshaw skipper Dean Cotton was grateful for a few extra drops of rain during last week’s Towergate Halifax League Premier Division game at Triangle. The visitors were under the cosh against the champions with useful batsmen Steve Senior and Christian Silkstone in full flow for the home side on a good wicket with seemingly little in it for the bowlers. However, the heavens opened at 150 for one midway through Triangle’s innings and it was a different story when the players returned after a stoppage which reduced the match by 10 overs. Cotton brought back opening bowlers Chris Shannon and Aaron Buckley and they ripped through the home ranks with five wickets apiece, Shannon completing a hat-trick by trapping Richard Cole leg before as the hosts folded for 218. And a few hours later Bradshaw were heading up the hill out of the Grassy Bottom ground with an unexpected victory in the bag after Ric ...
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Golf roundup: Edwards roars to a big win
The Evening Telegraph - almost 5 years
RORY Edwards got his season off to the perfect start by landing the Hamer Trophy at Peterborough Milton. Named after former professional Roly Hamer, the competition is the first big event in the Milton calendar and this year attracted a field of almost 150 golfer across four different handicap divisions. But despite the fierce competition and the equally fierce weather conditions that prevailed on Sunday, Edwards put together a terrific round to take the honours with a gross 74. He said: “I was very pleased with the way I played. The conditions were difficult with a strong northerly wind, rain and hail. I even had a seven on my card at the 14th hole due to hitting a driver when a little pat downwind was all that was required. “It was a good result and it is nice to get my handicap cut down to three which shows that everything is moving in the right direction.” Winner of the Milton Putter for the best net score on the day was Phillip Cullinan who shot a gross 81 off a handicap of ...
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UPDATE: Agoura High Staff Member Considered Victim in Posting of Nude Photo
Agoura Hills - almost 5 years
Agoura Hills Patch has learned that the female staff member whose alleged nude image has been posted via social media is considered a victim in the ongoing investigation being conducted by the Special Victims Unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. “We are investigating all aspects of this case, but we are not looking at [the staff member] as a suspect," said Det. Sgt. Dan Scott, who’s in charge of the case. “We do not believe she sent the photo to any student.” Scott declined to comment on whether or not the image was fabricated or doctored using photo editing software. After becoming aware of the situation, Las Virgenes Unified School District officials referred the matter to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which is currently investigating how the image got on the Internet. Agoura Hills Patch became aware of the photo and the investigation on Thursday, April 12, when we received an anonyous email from unknown@gmail.com with the subject line "News ...
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Sound Telecom Announces Richard Cole as West Coast Regional Account Executive
Yahoo News - about 5 years
Proven senior sales executive takes charge of West Coast Region for Sound Telecom, a leading nationwide provider of telephone answering, call center and unified communication services.Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Sound Telecom, a leading nationwide provider of telephone answering,call center and unified communication services, announces the appointment of <a class="fplink fp-231281" href="/richard+cole">Richard Cole</a> as West Coast Regional Account Executive. ...
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Thomas “Tommy” Richard Cole
The Laurinburg Exchange - over 5 years
Thomas “Tommy” <a class="fplink fp-231281" href="/Richard+Cole+1">Richard Cole</a>, age 64 of Raleigh, formerly of Laurinburg passed away on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 in Raleigh. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 a...
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Ellis lands vital three-timer at Caymanas - Jamaica Observer
Google News - over 5 years
River Styx, riden by claiming apprentice Richard Cole, and Antioch, ridden by Wesley Henry, controlled the early part of the race with Ellis keeping Fluffy in close attendence, stalking the pacesetters until entering the stretch drive
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City working to add more downtown parking spots: Redmond City Council ... - PNW Local News
Google News - over 5 years
Council asked city staff to look into other funding sources to close the $119000 gap for the new parking lot and report back to council members in six months, according to Council president Richard Cole. Vandenbrande said things are too early in the
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Kari Cole, Cody Noble - Wauneta Breeze
Google News - over 5 years
Steve and Nancy Noble of Wauneta announce the engagement of their son, Cody, to Kari Cole, daughter of Jean Cole and the late Richard Cole of Funk, Neb. The couple will exchange wedding vows at Slattery Vintage Estates Vineyard in Nehawka, Neb.,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Cole
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2007
    Age 61
    Despite the bitterness felt by Plant, Page, and Jones to their former road manager, Cole was invited to the Led Zeppelin Reunion in 2007, and was even invited to the VIP section.
    More Details Hide Details Cole can be seen in several scenes of Led Zeppelin's concert film, The Song Remains the Same (1976).
  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 39
    In an interview with New Musical Express magazine in 1985, Robert Plant dismissed many of the claims made by Cole in Davis' book, and discussed why Cole was removed as tour manager:
    More Details Hide Details Cole has also written his own book, an unofficial account of the band called Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Uncensored, with Richard Trubo. Cole's book raised the ire of Page, who once commented: Led Zeppelin bass player John Paul Jones has expressed similar views about Cole's reliability, stating in a magazine interview that Cole's accounts are "a mish-mash of several stories put together, usually with the wrong endings and making us look like miserable bastards rather than the funsters we were." Jones was so incensed at the depiction of John Bonham in Cole's book Stairway to Heaven that he decided never to speak to him again. In an interview with PR-Inside online magazine, Jones also claimed when he had once asked Cole about why he'd exaggerated the group's behaviour for that book, Cole explained that "he'd been a drug addict who needed the money".
  • 1980
    Age 34
    Sent to Italy to detox, Cole was mistaken for a terrorist involved in the 1980 Bologna railway station bombing and was temporarily imprisoned.
    More Details Hide Details Swan Song artist Michael Des Barres described Cole's role in the band as being "like a Rottweiler pimp. You did not want to fuck with him. He's the gentlest, sweetest man today, but back then, he would shove a coat hanger up your ass and hang you out the window like a wet cunt. All of the Zeppelin road incidents were in essence choreographed by Ricardo Cole." Since the cessation of his involvement with Led Zeppelin, Cole has served as the tour manager for Eric Clapton, Black Sabbath, Lita Ford, Ozzy Osbourne, Edan Everly, Black Uhuru, and Three Dog Night, managed Fem 2 Fem and, most recently, toured with Gipsy Kings, Crazy Town and Fu Manchu. According to his publisher HarperCollins, he now divides his time between Venice, California, and London. Since Led Zeppelin's breakup in 1980, Cole has contributed to unofficial Led Zeppelin biographies, most infamously Stephen Davis' biography Hammer of the Gods. Cole has claimed he was only paid $1250 by Davis for his revelations, which make up a large proportion of the book. Davis for his part has claimed that Cole "was responsible for much of the mayhem around Led Zeppelin."
    Whilst tour manager for Led Zeppelin, Cole developed substance abuse problems. He was fired from his position as road manager for Led Zeppelin's final concert tour of Europe in 1980 because Peter Grant was concerned about his drug and alcohol abuse.
    More Details Hide Details He was replaced by Phil Carlo.
  • 1977
    Age 31
    In 1977, manager Peter Grant gave his approval for Cole to hire John Bindon to act as security co-ordinator for the band's concert tour of the United States.
    More Details Hide Details Bindon had previously provided security for actors Ryan and Tatum O'Neal. Towards the end of the tour, a major incident occurred during a concert at the Oakland Coliseum on July 23, 1977. Upon arrival at the stadium, it was alleged that Bindon pushed a member of promoter Bill Graham's stage crew out of the way as the band entered via a backstage ramp. Tension had been simmering between Graham's staff and Led Zeppelin's security team during the day, and as Grant and Bindon were walking down the ramp near the end of the concert, words were exchanged with stage crew chief Jim Downey, which resulted in Bindon knocking Downey out cold. Within minutes a separate off-stage incident, involving Graham's security man Jim Matzorkis (who was accused of slapping Peter Grant's 11-year-old son Warren over a dressing room sign), escalated into an all-out brawl in which Matzorkis was brutally beaten. Led Zeppelin's second Oakland show took place only after Bill Graham signed a letter of indemnification, absolving Led Zeppelin from responsibility for the previous night's incident. However, Graham refused to honour the letter and assault charges were laid against Grant, Cole, Bindon, and John Bonham when the band arrived back at their hotel. All four pleaded nolo contendere and received suspended sentences. Bindon was dismissed by Peter and returned to England. Grant later stated that allowing Bindon to be hired was the biggest mistake he ever made as manager.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1968
    Age 22
    On December 23, 1968, Cole booked Led Zeppelin into the Chateau Marmont on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles and later on the nearby Continental Hyatt House, also known as "The Riot House".
    More Details Hide Details Cole was also responsible for introducing groupies to members of the band, some whom he had known on previous tours with The Yardbirds and The Who. Cole was responsible for collecting box office takings and keeping receipts on behalf of the band for Led Zeppelin concert tours. During Led Zeppelin's final show at Madison Square Garden in New York in July 1973 during their 1973 North American tour, more than US$203,000 disappeared from a safe deposit box at the Drake Hotel. The police at first suspected Cole as being responsible for the theft. Cole was entrusted with the key to the safe deposit box at the time of the theft and he was the first person at the scene to discover that the money was unaccounted for. Cole took a lie detector test and was cleared of any involvement. The money was never recovered, and neither Cole nor anyone associated with Led Zeppelin was ever charged. The Drake Hotel was later sued over the incident.
    When he heard that The Yardbirds were coming to America in 1968, he contacted their manager Peter Grant, whom he had previously known when Grant was the manager of the New Vaudeville Band, and became their tour manager.
    More Details Hide Details When The Yardbirds dissolved shortly thereafter, Grant and Cole became the manager and tour manager respectively of Led Zeppelin. Cole was one of the first tour managers to specialise in the American tours of English bands. Instead of hiring equipment in America and using an American crew to service the band, as was the custom until that point, Cole implemented the new practice of bringing over all the equipment and an entirely English crew. Cole claimed "I fucking reorganized that very sharply. I said 'fuck that. Let's take our own equipment over there, wot we're used to working on'." This practice subsequently became commonplace for other bands touring America.
  • 1967
    Age 21
    In 1967 Cole moved to America and worked for Vanilla Fudge as a sound engineer.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1965
    Age 19
    Barker gave Cole the job, and he soon became one of rock's most respected tour managers, working for The Who in 1965 and The New Vaudeville Band in 1966.
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    Cole was drawn into the music business after meeting Richard Green, journalist for the Record Mirror, at the Marquee Club in 1965.
    More Details Hide Details Green suggested that Cole contact John Barker, the manager of pop band Unit 4 + 2, for a job as their road manager.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1946
    Age 0
    Born on January 2, 1946.
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