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Steve Mearns replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"Andy Warhol ‘Marilyn’ pastiches and a Debbie Harry stencil by my daughter. "
3 hours ago
Kai replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Yes of course I do, Steve, haha!"
yesterday
Steve Mearns replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Bet that was a cracker Kai. Don’t know why I’m asking but do you have this book? Of course you do! Haha). 
Bit punk orientated rather than the earlier days but a good read nonetheless. "
yesterday
Kai replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Howlin' Wilf at the 100 Club in... 1989, I think. The only time I've ever been to that legendary venue."
yesterday
Steve Mearns replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Yep, the days of Howlin’ Wilf are long gone. ;o)"
yesterday
The Snow Runner replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Shame Mr Hunter dosent seem to tour the UK properly anymore.  A show here and there and it's back to the U.S.. I've come to the conclusion that I'll probably not see him live again. Got to earn a living I suppose? "
yesterday
Steve Mearns replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"Excellent night of music and dancing at The Hope & Anchor, Islington. 

The Rare Soul Quintet

The Sha La La’s - Darron Robinson always sings with a smile on his face and it transfers to the crowd.

Graham Day and the boys do the biz."
yesterday
Matt Johnson replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Well, I don't REMEMBER them as such (wasn't around then), but I did discover them a few years ago when my Dad gave me one of his spare copies of the Mods Mayday '79 album. Great stuff on that. The versions of 'Underground' and 'The Kid' from 'The Be…"
yesterday
Kai replied to Kai's item Cool Pictures
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yesterday
Kai replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"What with the overwhelming output of brilliant Soul music at the moment this slipped under the radar last September. Well, never mind, it's here at last!"
Friday
Kai replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"The big one in the kitchen, John Coltrane, bought at the MoMA, New York, in 2001."
Friday
Kai replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"I always find it astonishing how effortlessly he floats through his set..."
Friday
Steve Mearns replied to Dave Davies's item What Gig's Have You Been To?
"The redoubtable  Mr James Hunter ans his Six at The Blues Kitchen, Brixton last night.  Good sprinkling of new numbers which bodes well for future releases. "
Friday
ernie vizitelly replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
"No, I don't know who this Eagles finger is; Guy Stevens used to hang about down The Scene, though."
Thursday
Kai replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"A rare find; Atlantic 1968 pressing in mint condition! "
Thursday
Chris Cameron replied to Kai's item What's gracing your walls at home!?
"If I had no one here to hold me back the place would end up like a Mod museum Steve. I dont know if that would be a good or bad thing ha ha. Totally agree with you about gigs at smaller venues."
Thursday
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What Gig's Have You Been To?

Couldn't see a thread dedicated to live music. I went to see The Specials last night at Rock City,Nottingham.  Good gig small venue (about 2500).  Decent atmosphere.  Was almost a very short concert with Mr Hall threatening to walk off after bottles…

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990 Replies · Reply by Kai yesterday

Cool Pictures

In order to honour MG Ace Face, and to carry the torch for the (hopefully short) time while he's gone (and I'm confident he'll return), let's revive Motown's thread, which is far too good to be forgotten... Here's to you, Mr Motown!

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1182 Replies · Reply by Kai yesterday

THE PRINTED WORD

Having just noticed that the initiator of the latest "book" thread left the site taking the discussion with him, it's my turn again to revive it; being too important a topic to be dropped, imo. Having finished "Get Carter" by Ted Lewis over the…

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541 Replies · Reply by ernie vizitelly on Thursday

What I bought today...

Just thought that I'd start this topic as nobody has [bothered?] to start it yet! I was in one of my local charity shops today and bought these women's basket-weave, tassel loafers for only $8.50 AUD! Absolutely brill, to say the least! ;-) Now I…

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7125 Replies · Reply by Kai on Monday

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