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    Re: Obscure/One Hit Wonder Bands

    Animal Nightlife, they had minor hits with "Mr Solitaire" & "Love is the Great Pretender", keep bumping into their former lead singer in the bushes in Epping Forest (snigger!!) and Blue Rondo a La...
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    7th Heaven- Hot Fun

    A mate of mine posted a music video on Facebook of the boyband "7th Heaven" singing a song on Margate beach called "Hot Fun" from 1985. It was a great song but alas only made No 47 in the hit parade....
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    Re: When Channel 4 started.

    Seem to remember a gay magazine programme called "One in Four" which was very ground-breaking at the time where ordinary members of the gay community discussed their everyday experiences. Seem to...
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    Sticky: Re: Last Live Gig You Went To (so far!)

    Heatwave at The Jazz Café, Camden, about a year ago. Very good gig.
  5. Thread: Al Jarreau

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    Al Jarreau

    Really sad to hear about the death of Al Jarreau, I always felt he was overlooked in the UK and very much underrated as a singer.
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    Re: Seventies Songs You Never Hear Anymore

    This whole topic just gets me so angry, the same applies to 80's songs, it all boils down to ignorant, useless, lazy DJ's who don't do their research and just rely on their own limited repertoire of...
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    Re: Jimmy Somerville and The Communards

    "Never can say goodbye" was excellent too
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    Re: If you could turn back time

    Would love to go back to the 80's providing I could bring my mate Dean with me who is always carping on about what a wonderful time it was just so I can remind him how bland, boring & technologically...
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    Re: One thing I dont miss

    What a pain it was trying to get to the bank before it closed in the days before cashpoints.
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    Re: Computer games and their music.

    Going back a bit but I just loved the opening music to the arcade game "Pheonix", I played it a lot whilst on a school trip to Majorca, 1981 !!
  11. Thread: Sawdust!

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    Sawdust!

    I seem to remember our local Butcher's in suburban Glasgow always had sawdust on its tiled floor, this was the late 70's, probably to stop people slipping during wet weather, or maybe another reason?...
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    Re: Does any one remember this song?

    Yeah I remember that song well, was played a lot on "Junior Choice" hosted by Tony Blackburn....Woof-Woof to Arnold.....twas a song about a love affair between two cats and sung by a family trio; a...
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    Re: Amstrad music systems

    Absolute garbage Lord Sugar!
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    Re: Moon adventure

    Thanks Mr Finchman that sounds like the show my colleague described, I'll put it to him next time I see him.
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    Moon adventure

    Was having a chat with a slightly older work colleague who remembers a space series that didn't run too long but he always watched it on Friday nights.
    He can't remember which channel it was on, and...
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    Re: Children's Film Foundation's DVD?

    I pride myself in having a 1st class organic database of useless nostalgic factoids between my ears but I cannot remember ANY of these CFF films, and I am a child of the sixties! Apart from their...
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    Re: First film you remember seeing and where.

    "Diamonds are Forever" with my father & cousin (now both deceased) at the ABC cinema in Rutherglen Main Street, Glasgow in nineteen seventy or thereabouts. Didn't think much of the film and saw it...
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    Re: The Mekons / Ruby Blue

    Loved the song "American Astronauts", should have been a hit. I taped it off the John Peel show back in 1988, think I've still got the dusty old tape knocking about somewhere, must check Spotify to...
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    Re: Spin off shows that worked .... or didn't

    Not forgetting the excellent "George & Mildred" which was probably more successful than its originator "Man about the house"
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    T'Pau

    Saw T'Pau at the Jazz Café in Camden, London, Saturday 25th July and they were on fine form, Carol Decker can still belt out all the hits like you were back in 1987, the original guitarist was part...
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    Re: Cilla (RIP) did Disco too....

    Very interesting! Not the greatest song in the world however!
  22. Thread: S Club 7

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    Re: S Club 7

    I bought their "Greatest Hits" cd a few years back, but only cause it was reduced to 3.99 ! Still a very good album.
  23. Re: Naff Embarrassing Songs You Cant Help Loving - Enter The Confession Box!

    "Just Say No"- The Grange Hill Cast.....for some reason it made me want to cry???
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    Re: When was your childhood ?

    Yeah, it's just an excuse for people to be rude, selfish and antisocial! Think I've got it!
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    Re: Earliest memory

    Have vague memories of being in a child-seat in the back of my parents' Ford Cortina Mk 1 GT as my mother was reversing out of the drive.....turned out to be a really **** car! Must have been around...
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