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  Topic: UB40 Biopic
Trojan

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 12:07 pm   Subject: UB40 Biopic
I'm sure they put on crowd pleasing live shows but has anyone member of UB40 released any great records in the last 20 years or so? I just felt they ran out of ideas a long time ago and don't have any ...
  Topic: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Trojan

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 5:02 pm   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Most people, i.e. not 'at risk', have remained indoors, despite the professor's porkies. Amazing. Or perhaps not.

The past two months has been an invaluable education.

Everyone is at risk. The v ...
  Topic: Peel Sessions
Trojan

Replies: 9
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 9:04 am   Subject: Peel Sessions


Apart from Radio Luxembourg and the evening slot of David Jensen, Richard Skinner and even (gulp) Mike Read for a while, it was where you went for music that wasn't just based on the top 30. Even ...
  Topic: Peel Sessions
Trojan

Replies: 9
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 12:58 pm   Subject: Peel Sessions
When you look at that list you realise that there will never be anything like The John Peel Show again. He and his producer, John Walters, really had a great passion for music.
  Topic: Stranglers
Trojan

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 8:30 am   Subject: Re: 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...
Trojan

Replies: 11
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat May 09, 2020 9:59 am   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
I suspect that the good Professor's behaviour was brought to the attention of the press by one of the spurned spouses. That and he was thinking with the wrong head. To be honest I don't really care w ...
  Topic: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
Trojan

Replies: 11
Views: 1159

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 11:36 am   Subject: Professor Neil Ferguson: A 'scientist', allegedly...
It's worth keeping in mind when you see Boris and his merry bunch out clapping for health workers tonight that they voted against a pay rise for nurses in 2017.
  Topic: Wanted for a book about The Beat
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 10:06 am   Subject: Wanted for a book about The Beat
Wanted: Just about anything for a new about The Beat 1979 - 83

Contact: gofeetbeat@hotmail.com

Flyer here:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/2-tone-forum/UeycfpJPXOY
  Topic: Rolling Stones new single is about living in a Ghost Town
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:31 pm   Subject: Rolling Stones new single is about living in a Ghost Town
https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/24/10/27594112-8253043-image-a-14_1587722078327.jpg
  Topic: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
Trojan

Replies: 20
Views: 2140

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:14 pm   Subject: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
I liked this one too.....
https://youtu.be/c8showTjfGk
The reason we are all still all on this Forum .....

Probably the best version of Ghost Town from 1981 in terms of quality is from Pier 84 Ne ...
  Topic: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
Trojan

Replies: 20
Views: 2140

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:16 am   Subject: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
I liked this one too.....
https://youtu.be/c8showTjfGk
The reason we are all still all on this Forum .....

Probably the best version of Ghost Town from 1981 in terms of quality is from Pier 84 Ne ...
  Topic: The Selecter / (Who likes) facing situations (2019)
Trojan

Replies: 11
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:27 pm   Subject: The Selecter / (Who likes) facing situations (2019)
Ozzy Osbourne was once asked why he spoke with an American accent when he was on stage. He replied it was because 'no one can understand a fucking word of my Brumie accent'.
  Topic: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
Trojan

Replies: 20
Views: 2140

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:19 am   Subject: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
l can never decide if lm really a fan of The Police. I have all their albums on cd, but l still dont find their music that inspiring if lm honest.

Their first two albums were very good. It all went ...
  Topic: Now That's What I Call A Lockdown, Vol. 1
Trojan

Replies: 9
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:09 pm   Subject: Now That's What I Call A Lockdown, Vol. 1
There has been talk of the government insisting everyone wears a mask. Sadiq Khan says everyone using public transport should definitely wear a mask.
Everyone seems to agree that the best thing is t ...
  Topic: Now That's What I Call A Lockdown, Vol. 1
Trojan

Replies: 9
Views: 1052

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:28 pm   Subject: Now That's What I Call A Lockdown, Vol. 1
I love how people think that somehow some old scarf or handkerchief they have found in the bottom of their wardrobe, then store in the glove compartment of their car will offer protection against this ...
  Topic: In the studio with Shane Macgowan
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: In the studio with Shane Macgowan
It was only a week ago that GQ magazine announced that Jerry had an album in the can. Now it seems another of my heroes has decided to bring out new material too
https://extra.ie/2020/03/13/entertain ...
  Topic: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
Trojan

Replies: 20
Views: 2140

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:54 pm   Subject: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
More appropriate song i think ......
https://youtu.be/pJ3N7RKxma4

Ghost Town is very much a studio track. I have yet to hear a live version of it which doesn't sound like a complete racket.
  Topic: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
Trojan

Replies: 20
Views: 2140

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:09 pm   Subject: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
l can never decide if lm really a fan of The Police. I have all their albums on cd, but l still dont find their music that inspiring if lm honest.

Their first two albums were very good. It all went ...
  Topic: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
Trojan

Replies: 20
Views: 2140

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:21 pm   Subject: Re: THE ROOTS cover Don't Stand So Close To Me
I like the way Connect 4 and a pair of scissors become perfect percussive instruments
https://theweek.com/speedreads/908047/sting-jimmy-fallon-roots-perform-dont-stand-close-remotely-creatively

A ...
  Topic: Bob Andy of Young, Gifted and Black fame r.i.p.
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:18 am   Subject: Bob Andy of Young, Gifted and Black fame r.i.p.
Too Experienced

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llDv4J1Dnhg

Perfect the way it is. No need for silly string sections Crying or Very sad Wink
 
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