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#121 Robin Evans

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 06:10 AM

I remember seeing Lloyd Cole and the commotions in 1986 at the Milton Keynes bowl. On the same gig was Big Audio Dynamite, Doctor and the Medics, Waterboys, Rodey Frame, and Simple Minds, I still reckon it was one of the best gigs I have been too. The song that I remember most is Rodey Frame singing Purple Rain with the Waterboys.

wouldn't have had you down as a BAD fan?
Saw em at yhe leadmill. Top gig
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#122 Andrew Vause

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 06:35 PM

Robin I noticed you posted at 6.10 am in reality 7.10 am, were you in need of changing the bed sheets as it were?

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 09:32 PM

wouldn't have had you down as a BAD fan?
Saw em at yhe leadmill. Top gig

well i was a more of a fan of the Clash but never got the chance to see them live.



#124 Robin Evans

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 06:24 PM

The bible
Bridewell taxis
And ocean colour scene today.

Bit of a 90's vibe.

I can never understand how the Bible and the taxis failed to break through to the big time. Great bands.

And in keeping with the current topical newsl theme I now have the La's on!
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Posted 15 April 2013 - 07:29 AM

Counting crows to continue the 90's theme.... but how I ended up with Three dog night on I'll never know!!

It's kind of a quantum leap from one to t'other!


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#126 Robin Evans

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 12:01 PM

As it's friday afternoon I'm having it loud n proud.

 

Jerry Doucette, Hanoi Rocks and some of that there Machine head album from Richie and the boys.....

 

"I'm a highway star......" etc


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 12:36 PM

As it's friday afternoon I'm having it loud n proud.

 

Jerry Doucette, Hanoi Rocks and some of that there Machine head album from Richie and the boys.....

 

"I'm a highway star......" etc

no cliff richard Robin lol


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:46 PM

Try some modern prog rock in the form of PENDRAGON fantastic band



#129 Steve Slater

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:35 PM

You're all goin' on about the 90's...much too late for me. Can anyone remember the Donkeys from the late 70's/early 80's?
Those that went to Normanton Grammar school might remember the band leader, Neil Ferguson, who later lost his street cred quite a bit as a record producer with that band responsible for Agadoo!
The Donkeys were good though, I remember seeing them in Sheffield around the same time as Duran Duran were emerging on the scene.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 09:07 AM

prog rock....now your talking

 

Family ( roger chapman, what a voice )

Traffic ( steve winwood,      ditto)

Jethro Tull ( ian anderson,   genius )


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#131 Robin Evans

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 09:49 AM

Chappy is my wifes fav singist tho she loves winwoods later stuff.
Tge low spark of high heeled boys is a classic of the era and one of my rare trips down prog street
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Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:04 AM

Family did a couple of re-union gigs earlier this year in London and may do a tour robin, Sometimes i feel so uninspired is a classic of said Traffic album ( or was it Shoot out at the Fantasy Factory ) can i suggest Argus from my fav band at the time, Wishbone Ash


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Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:17 AM

You can indeed KOL. One of my fav albums of all time. I have seen andy powell's version a couple of years ago but preferred martin Turner's version of wishone ash. They played in wath near me a couple of years ago and were brilliant.
Not a weak track is there on that album.

Anyone's top three albums of yheir lifetime is always likely to vary according to mood, time etc, but argus is always in my top three amd turner turner upton and powell is the classic line up tho laurie wiesfield was no slouch
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Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:45 AM

So go on KOL... and anyone else... your top three albums as of today.... how you feel right now....

I'll go..
The stone roses
Argus ... wishbone ash
Sunburst finish.... be-bop deluxe

That of course could look veey different tomorrow cos id have put rattlesnakes in there last week!

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#135 Andrew Vause

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 10:22 PM

Just to ease the tension, I thought I'd regurgitate the music thread. Does anyone remember the song 'sock it to em JB'? it was a reggae song covered by The Specials. Stratto your always trying to get chants going, food for thought perhaps.. I thought of the song only because of its chanty nature, nothing else.

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#136 Robin Evans

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 08:47 AM

I've been in nostalgic mood too vausey.
Big bad john by jimmy dean
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#137 Andrew Vause

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 08:54 AM

Robin question for you. Who originally sang Johnny B goode?

#138 Robin Evans

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 08:58 AM

Marvin Berry..... Though I have seen it covered very well by Southside Johnny!!!


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 09:06 AM

I've been in nostalgic mood too vausey.
Big bad john by jimmy dean

did it take you back to your ncb days Robin


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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:05 PM

So go on KOL... and anyone else... your top three albums as of today.... how you feel right now....

I'll go..
The stone roses
Argus ... wishbone ash
Sunburst finish.... be-bop deluxe

That of course could look veey different tomorrow cos id have put rattlesnakes in there last week!

I Can't think of 3 albums to sum up how I feel right now and I don't know if its an age thing but I've just listended to The Raw and The Cooked by Fine Young Cannibals and one track from the album sums up how I feel today after 4 days on the pop, "Im not the man I used to be".






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