Category Archives: punk rock

The Pirates reform 1976 

The Pirates pretty much spluttered to a halt after the death of Johnny Kidd in 1966. Their impact by this point had been as much on other musicians as the audiences, The Pirates were always a big live draw and … Continue reading

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The Power of Three

A couple of weekends ago my peaceful weekend was interrupted by a phone call from a nice man called Ray. I was expecting a call as the following I was due to play a gig and the support band had … Continue reading

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Classic Albums I’ve Missed

I realised the other day when having an exchange with Kcorsini from Bourbon and Vinyl blog (if you haven’t already check it out) that there’s an awful lot of classic musical albums that I haven’t actually listened to. I know … Continue reading

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It was 40 Years Ago Today……..The Jam

5pm, dinner’s early today on account of the fact that Paul and his Dad need to be in London by 7pm at the latest. Paul’s a bag of nerves, he can’t eat much. All day has been spent running through … Continue reading

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It was 40 years ago today …. The Clash

Having been diverted, for a while into the realms of 70’s pop I have just managed to miss the anniversary of the first Clash album.That’s quite fitting though as I was late to the party 40 years ago. It took … Continue reading

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Eight fingers,Two hands,Four strings

As the 1970s became the 1980s Phil, my old friend from school and myself set about forming a new band. Phil had moved up to Nottingham after finishing a degree and was living on a council estate on the outskirts … Continue reading

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God Save the Queen

God save the Queen The fascist regime, They made you a moron A potential H-bomb God save the Queen She ain’t no human being There is no future IN England’s dreaming Don’t be told what you want Don’t be told … Continue reading

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