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  Topic: Stranglers
Harry

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 1:02 pm   Subject: Stranglers
I thought this Brubeck/Stranglers mash up was pretty good
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Qs1J612nZs&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1zoSfhAKTF3fX7aur5oF8AEw8QSe4B8eqFQL2sXEh2bk-T4wwIsKlnSEw
  Topic: Style Council
Harry

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri May 22, 2020 12:03 pm   Subject: Style Council
I love Our Favourite Shop. I think that's when the Style Council peaked.
I have a friend who plays sax on Paul Weller's new album. He said Weller was a really decent fellow and good company.
It's in ...
  Topic: Horace Dammers
Harry

Replies: 8
Views: 356

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Fri May 22, 2020 7:53 am   Subject: Horace Dammers
Happy 65th to Jerry! Very Happy
  Topic: Style Council
Harry

Replies: 3
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 5:57 pm   Subject: Style Council
I don't know anyone who hates The Jam.
The Style Council weren't perfect but there were some moments.
This radio doc is presented by Phil Jupitus...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MQMIF-khuU
  Topic: Absolute Beginners Soundtrack reissued
Harry

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PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 6:35 pm   Subject: Absolute Beginners Soundtrack reissued
Riot City by Jerry features on the re-release of the A.B. Soundtrack L.P.
https://www.udiscovermusic.com/news/absolute-beginners-soundtrack-reissue/
  Topic: The Specials live at Carnival House 1980
Harry

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 6:32 pm   Subject: The Specials live at Carnival House 1980
Off The Ball's resident music buffs, Stephen Doyle and Richie McCormack, have compiled a list of some brilliant live gigs to keep you entertained.
https://www.offtheball.com/other-sports/off-the-ball ...
  Topic: Stranglers
Harry

Replies: 3
Views: 674

PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 5:35 pm   Subject: Stranglers
I love their versions of Walk On Bye, 96 Tears and All Day And All Of The Night
  Topic: Stranglers
Harry

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sat May 09, 2020 5:25 pm   Subject: Stranglers
Just been listening to the cover of Peaches feat. Terry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUM_AJJSmkw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1dRD9l1bDVIK2dnPSg_b---KTGRhUGHHfRH6dF8zeZd_uAptr2iqab0VM
Does ...
  Topic: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Harry

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat May 09, 2020 11:43 am   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Lots of fair and interesting points made in the last couple of posts.

Some of my friends in Scotland love Sturgeon, I think there are aspects of her way of dealing with things that are better than ...
  Topic: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Harry

Replies: 11
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 10:38 am   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
If you ask your doctor about smoking and drinking he or she will say something like, "Having studied the impact smoking and drinking has on the body, I recommend you never drink more than a few units ...
  Topic: Wanted for a book about The Beat
Harry

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 7:08 am   Subject: Wanted for a book about The Beat
I've still got a copy of the book about The Beat that was published by another famous fan (Pete Townsend)
  Topic: Happy Birthday Roddy
Harry

Replies: 3
Views: 749

PostForum: Roddy "Radiation" Byers   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 7:06 am   Subject: Happy Birthday Roddy
It would be good to hear some new material from Roddy
  Topic: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Harry

Replies: 11
Views: 1019

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 7:00 am   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
I've got friends who used to work with me in London who now live in Denmark. They say they're not being effected etc I think there's only 5 million people in Denmark and probably not much more than 10 ...
  Topic: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Harry

Replies: 11
Views: 1019

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 9:07 pm   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Neil Morris Ferguson OBE is a British epidemiologist and professor of mathematical biology, who specialises in the patterns of spread of infectious disease in humans and animals. Yet you say he's only ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday Roddy
Harry

Replies: 3
Views: 749

PostForum: Roddy "Radiation" Byers   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 10:57 am   Subject: Happy Birthday Roddy
Today is the birthday of the Danish philosopher, Soeren Kierkegaard who observed,
"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."
It's also the birthday of Karl Marx who wr ...
  Topic: Lynval takes part in ISOFEST
Harry

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PostForum: Lynval Golding   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 6:57 am   Subject: Lynval takes part in ISOFEST
Congratulations to the fund raisers behind this project for reaching their target

https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-specialized-big-isofest-2020?fbclid=IwAR0Zul6TNZgL-KMkjJZB0u0A5ED99FLopJoJOR-jGqY4fz ...
  Topic: Lynval takes part in ISOFEST
Harry

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Lynval Golding   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 11:32 am   Subject: Lynval takes part in ISOFEST
Specialized have organised a fundraising event that kicks off tomorrow Lynval and Roddy are among the many musicians playing live from their homes direct to yours....
"As the Corvid-19 virus leads to ...
  Topic: 40 years ago today Jerry on the cover of The Face magazine
Harry

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 5:50 pm   Subject: 40 years ago today Jerry on the cover of The Face magazine
The first issue of the Face magazine was published on this day 40 years ago.
There was a story Jerry needed to buy a copy of it to use as I.D.
I believe the suit he's wearing on the cover photo is n ...
  Topic: The Sinclairs (Rat Scabies + Billy Shinbone)
Harry

Replies: 0
Views: 441

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:06 pm   Subject: The Sinclairs (Rat Scabies + Billy Shinbone)
Horace and Roddy are both fans/friends of Rat from The Damned.
Billy Shinbone (a.ka. Jesse Bud from Flipron) has worked with Nev - they recorded a great song called The Comet Returns https://www.yout ...
  Topic: Rolling Stones new single is about living in a Ghost Town
Harry

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Views: 892

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:50 pm   Subject: Rolling Stones new single is about living in a Ghost Town
Hmmm... well yes, you're right in the sense that any doctor will tell you "worrying never helped anything" but there was a time when we thought this virus was like the flu. That time has passed. We no ...
 
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