So for GabFest *3 myself and Michael have decided to start where music started for us 1976. We chat about the times and the influence many of these bands had.
Tonight’s show is one with a difference. I get to share some stories with Ed Wenn from Dealing With Damage. We each pick a song and then the next one needs to have some connection with the last. One way of publicizing Ed’s latest bands new release on vinyl. Their excellent album from last year which was originally on cd and download only is being made available soon from Little Rocket Records on vinyl.
First punk rock gig of the year is on Saturday in the Thomas House where Control play with Hooligan. This gig is rescheduled from December 1 - Johnny Cash - Hurt https://youtu.be/vt1Pwfnh5pc 2 - The Clash - Complete Control https://youtu.be/JeTw_p_WglY 3 - Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullaby https://youtu.be/89NjEeHku8o 4 - Dead Kennedys - California Uber … Continue reading Thursday Tunes: Control
Rebellion Day 2 Here's the thing...a few thousand punks gathered together in a Northeastern English Seaside town in August 2015...why would that matter? Is it all nostalgia? An attempt to recapture, relive, or even reimagine youth? The Q&A conversations provide an opportunity to hear first-hand reflections from some of the people who were there. Pioneers. … Continue reading Rebellion 2015 day 2 from the wildhearted outsider
Rebellion 2015 day 2 And so it continues, the streets around the Winter Gardens have been magically cleaned and the seagulls had some treats for breakfast, It all kicks off just after midday with Max Splodge the MC for a game of bingo, when in rome and all that. First bit of music for me … Continue reading Rebellion 2015 – day 2. Phew
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!