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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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Glastonbury 1979

In 1979, when is seemed that the hippie dream was pretty much over, the music press announced that there would be a Glastonbury festival that summer. In fact, I think it may have been announced there would be a Glastonbury … Continue reading

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Trouble in the World

My musings on the tragic career of the Only Ones awakened a memory of a single I had thankfully forgotten, until now. 1980, thanks to a student grant I had enough money to buy singles and the Only Ones had … Continue reading

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More Junkie Business with the Only Ones

1997 a boy child is born. My wife and me were pretty smug. We already had a daughter, now we had the full set. The new arrival appeared healthy and happy, quite a bundle of fun. There are those who … Continue reading

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Into the Dark

On the 23rd of January I woke to a traditionally cold damp dark Monday morning. Unwilling to face the beginning of a working week I took the unusual step of checking my twitter account to discover immediately that Jaki Leibezeit … Continue reading

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