Author Archives: moulty58

Punk invents Post Punk

In early 1978 the Sex Pistols had imploded after a terrible tour of the states. A year on from a terrible tour of the UK the number one punk band were no more. It was pretty clear to us all … Continue reading

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3 from 79

For the Summer of 79 I seemed to have three records on the go all the time. Music was still expensive I think two of the albums were my mate Phil’s and one was mine, but these were sharing times, … Continue reading

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The Summer of 79

The Summer of 79 lasted for ages, I left Polytechnic in June and wouldn’t go back until nearly October. I managed to get in the Glastonbury Fayre/Festival in June and a trip to Ireland in August (I have documented these … Continue reading

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In the Summertime…Mungo Jerry

This week Britain has been hot, hotter than it’s been for a long time. We don’t know whether to be excited or scared, the weather forecasters are putting a brave face on it but also, we are beginning to realise that Global … Continue reading

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Cheap as Cheese..Camembert Electique

Camembert Electrique the third, but first real, album by Gong was released in 1971 when, to be honest I wasn’t really ready so I missed out on the offer of a whole album for 59 pence. However a few years … Continue reading

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The Stick Thing and Other Weird Instruments

Musical instruments were expensive in the 70,s relatively speaking. I wore out a guitar catalogue just gazing at the impossibly expensive instruments for hours on end. A cheap electric guitar could set you back £70 in the days when I … Continue reading

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10 Saxophone Solos from the 70’s

After a break for Glastonbury its back to the world of 70’s saxophone. This week it’s 10 memorable sax solos  from UK Artists (America you can wait). As Greenpete58 observed on my sax in the 70’s feature the Yanks invented … Continue reading

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