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A local band from South Kirky called the BTP folders.

A new wave outfit that knocked me sideways when I saw them circa 79-80. Some of their stuff has just been uploaded onto Yuotube.

Q. Has anyone on here got any memory of them and even more remotely, has anyone got anything by them?

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A local band from South Kirky called the BTP folders.

A new wave outfit that knocked me sideways when I saw them circa 79-80. Some of their stuff has just been uploaded onto Yuotube.

Q. Has anyone on here got any memory of them and even more remotely, has anyone got anything by them?

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A local band from South Kirky called the BTP folders.

A new wave outfit that knocked me sideways when I saw them circa 79-80. Some of their stuff has just been uploaded onto Yuotube.

Q. Has anyone on here got any memory of them and even more remotely, has anyone got anything by them?

I can remember The Gemini five from Fev circa 1970 :laugh: :laugh:

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The flip side of that single was called "all of a sudden"! Wrong era for you Chris but i was 18 in 78 and the whole energy and change that new wave brought to the music scene challenged the "long haired rock" culture that until then more or less had the rock scene to itself.

Then new wave came. whilst i didn't let go of rock new i embraced new wave too. Btp folders were a great local outfit that just ddint hit the big time.

Id love to get hold of some of there sessions.

Wombwell reform club 1978-82 - saw some amazing acts in there. def leppard played there!!!

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ROBIN step away from the keyboards move slowly back towards the little guy in the school uniform with the guitar you know thats where you belong

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The flip side of that single was called "all of a sudden"! Wrong era for you Chris but i was 18 in 78 and the whole energy and change that new wave brought to the music scene challenged the "long haired rock" culture that until then more or less had the rock scene to itself.

Then new wave came. whilst i didn't let go of rock new i embraced new wave too. Btp folders were a great local outfit that just ddint hit the big time.

Id love to get hold of some of there sessions.

Wombwell reform club 1978-82 - saw some amazing acts in there. def leppard played there!!!

music ended in 1971 apart from Springsteen and Dr Feelgood, and maybe 9 below zero.

oh and Graham Parker and the Rumour.

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Oh I've seen nine below zero so many times and wilkor is still one of THE great .

Trying to play with that action is nigh on impossible to me.

Right, off to do the new York shuffle!

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ROBIN step away from the keyboards move slowly back towards the little guy in the school uniform with the guitar you know thats where you belong

Right on target there Mr S!!! :lol:

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my ex brother in law was in the Gemini 5

Who was that then Chris ?

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music ended in 1971 apart from Springsteen and Dr Feelgood, and maybe 9 below zero.

oh and Graham Parker and the Rumour.

Take it you might like 'Howling Wolf' then. 'Smoke Stack Lightning'

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Martin 'harry' Poole

happy birthday by the way.

Thank you xx

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I used to be in a 'heavy metal band' in Leigh, we were called BVK which stood for (Bulbous Veiny K***s !!)

Appeared in 3 issues of Kerrang, but never managed a record deal.

Sorry Mods, couldn't resist.

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Just seen this! Ironic as I'ce been listening to Parkerilla on the way to work this morning!

New York Shuffle was a song we used to play when I was going to be an "international class rugby playing politically assertive rock star"!!!

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And I've got her old man's album on me phone thing too!

"it's been too many miles and too few smiles but I still remember you"......

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