This weeks Thursday tunes come from Noel Martin. Like many more of his Irish generation Noel's family emigrated from Ireland in the early 70's to a London that was cosmopolitan, a world away from this island. He formed Menace in 1976, 41 years and many releases later the band are still going. They were due … Continue reading Thursday Tunes..Menace
Hope Show 115 - the lowdown Hope Show 115 1. Black Bank Folk w/ Damien Dempsey - Aunt Jenny 2. The Clash - White Riot 3. Paranoid Visions - From Dublin With Love 4. Against Me - Pints of guinness makes you strong 5. The Three Johns - The World of the workers is … Continue reading Hope Show 115 – the lowdown
One of the most interesting things about the TOTP documentary was talk of the Clash and their notorious boycott of the show. They refused to appear and I am sure their record sales suffered to some extent. BBC had their revenge though…and put their troupe of dancers on screen to cavort to Bank Robber when … Continue reading Everybody’s On Top of the Pops….except the people not on it!