Tag Archives: University of East Anglia

Class of 74…Wally vs Druid

If there is one thing that history has taught us its the fact that history itself is unreliable. In true Darwinian style the strong survive and get to pass on their own story, the weak simply disappear and their tale … Continue reading

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Live Stiffs

On the 18th October 1977, just a few days after my nineteenth birthday, the Stiff tour hit the University of East Anglia. Elvis Costello chose this time to debut a ragged version of ‘I Just don’t Know What to do … Continue reading

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Busted!

At the end of last year I told the tale about how I missed the Anarchy tour by virtue of the initial gig being cancelled just hours before it was due to take place at the University of East Anglia. … Continue reading

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Fear of Music 

1976: As the murk of another British winter approached a couple of exciting things happened.Firstly The Sex Pistols released their first record ‘Anarchy in the UK’. Bear in mind that by now the band had been gigging for a year … Continue reading

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Enter Budgie

One of the first gigs I went to was Budgie. A Budgie gig was a rite of passage if you lived in Norwich in the early 70’s because they seemed to play at least twice a year while other bands … Continue reading

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