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    Re: Music - Bands .. that age well !!

    I have the Swallow Tales album by Cochise ... vastly underrated band
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    Re: Britain in the 60s

    Celsius was known as Centigrade when I was a kid
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    Re: Name That Band/Artist

    Savage Garden ?
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    Re: Name That Band/Artist

    Men at Work
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    Re: Footwear then but not now

    Black patent leather boots .. around 1970
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    Re: Budgie jackets ??

    Here's a budgie jacket, although the ones I remember from the early 70's had an elasticated waist, more in the style of a bomber...
  7. Thread: B B King

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    Re: B B King

    My fave blues guitarist. Saw him in Sydney in 1976
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    Re: Butlin's to Launch Online Archive in 2016

    Worked at Butlins Skeggy in 1973 and 74.
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    Re: Budgie jackets ??

    They were made famous by Adam Faith in the 1971 TV series "Budgie".
  10. Thread: Jimmi Ruffin

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    Re: Jimmi Ruffin

    What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, (I'll Say) Forever My Love, Farewell Is A Lonely Sound, and I've Passed this Way Before were all great hits by him.
  11. Thread: Gary Glitter !!

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    Re: Gary Glitter !!

    The Glitter Band had a few hits of their own (sans GG) ... Angel Face & Goodbye My Love charting highest.
  12. Thread: Mary Whitehouse

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    Re: Mary Whitehouse

    As Billy Connolly once said about her ... "I wouldn't be too happy either if my surname rhymed with toilet".
  13. Thread: Hard Rock Cafes

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    Re: Hard Rock Cafes

    Sydney, San Francisco
  14. Thread: Suzi Quatro

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    Re: Suzi Quatro

    She played Leather Tuscadero in the episode of Happy Days.
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    Re: Favourite accents of stars

    How about the worst?

    Dick Van Dyke (Cockney in Mary Poppins)
    Meryl Streep, Quentin Tarantino (Aussie)
  16. Thread: Gigs.Bands seen.

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    Re: Gigs.Bands seen.

    Indianola Mississippi Seeds from 1970 is my favourite album of his.
  17. Thread: Gigs.Bands seen.

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    Re: Gigs.Bands seen.

    Saw BB King at the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney Aust. in 1976
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    Re: Gigs.Bands seen.

    Not a complete list, but some of the better gigs ...

    Stones
    Status Quo
    Roxy Music
    Sparks
    Queen
    Rory Gallagher
    BB King
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    Re: where do you all live ?

    Born & bred in Leeds, but live now in Umina Beach, Australia
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Fargo (TV Series)
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    Re: early electronic music from the 70's.

    Son of my Father by Chicory Tip beat Popcorn to the UK charts by about 6 months in 1972.
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    Re: Ice Pops?? Remember those? Ca. 1970

    We have 'em here in Oz...Quelch Combo Fruit Blocks ... Raspberry+Watermelon, Pinapple+Passionfruit, Peach+Pear, and Blueberry+Strawberry.
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    Re: Kardomah cafes/restaurants (chain)

    There was definitely at least one Kardomah cafe in Leeds back in the 60's or 70's. Albion St. or Briggate.
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    Re: The Old Grey Whistle Test

    That's 'Starkicker' ... and the opening track was 'Stone Fox Chase' by Area Code 615.
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    American Horror Story - Coven
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