Monthly Archives: September 2015

Juke Box Jury 1979

Here’s Johnny Rotten being Johnny Rotten and providing some genuinely edgy family television. Better still is Alan ‘Fluff’ Freeman who smokes throughout the program and tells Rotten to ‘shut up’ Advertisements

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Pig Story… The Pork Dukes

In a week when David Cameron was implicated in matters porcine my thoughts naturally turned to pig related musical incidents from the 70’s. It’s a niche market I know but I’ve managed to come up with one. Gnidrolog were a … Continue reading

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Sir Henry

In 70’s Norfolk we were lacking in role models. This was pre Delia Smith, Stephen Fry or even Alan Partridge remember. Norfolk was pretty much at the end of the universe, not somewhere you would come to by accident and … Continue reading

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The Very Best Of Italian Prog

As I’m in Sicily this week her is a truncated post ¬†featuring Italian Proggers PFM. Prog was very popular in Italy where Van Der Graf, of all people were worshiped like Gods. PFM almost achieve breakthrough status which means they … Continue reading

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Rollers in Hell

If you want to know what life was really like in the 1970’s then just spend some musical time with the Bay City Rollers. The BCR’s (as we’ll now call them) were only really in the big league for a … Continue reading

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