Author Archives: moulty58

2018

The Future is Past is all about the 70’s. It’s the time I was young free from ties, responsibility and medication. It was a time when music was being produced that we had never heard the like of previously a … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Squeeze

    And so this is Christmas and it’s time for another super 70’s Christmas single. ‘Christmas Day’ is a single by Squeeze, you may not have heard of it and that’s got a lot to do with the fact … Continue reading

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Finding Thompson

The end of the 70’s marked the end of the golden age of hitchhiking. As a child a hopeful hairy stood by the side of the road with his thumb out was more common than a Little Chef. My dad … Continue reading

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Goodbye Pete Shelley

It’s a compliment to Pete Shelley that his death has provoked some rather fine online tributes from his friends and peers. In the modern world where something along the line of ‘Pete Shelley, sad news, RIP’ is regarded as newsworthy … Continue reading

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Tracking Thompson in 5 videos

According to my WordPress stats no one watches any videos I post. I also know it’s a pain for my vast international audience who often find the video is blocked in their country. Still I’ve committed commercial suicide by dragging … Continue reading

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Tracking Thompson pt 4

The 80’s were a pretty grim time for me musically. I had fallen out with the New Musical Express so I didn’t really know what was happening on the music scene anymore. Also, being unemployed for quite a while I … Continue reading

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Tracking Thompson pt 3

‘I want to see the Bright Lights Tonight’ was a respected record, just as respected as the latest release by Kevin Ayres or John Cale or any other artists who had a respectful following but not a huge amount of … Continue reading

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