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Here's a blast from the past

Next to Lynn's flower box there was a jeans shop(not in the photo£ what was its name ?

This is where I went instead of school whe I was 15

met l loads of people Who were into the soul scene at the time

The shop wss run by Neil st John ( noddy) and Derrick Fantom

Those of you that frequented the place at the time what are your

Memories?

Lynne who owned the flower box married Derrick think she used to go to the twisted wheel just before it closed in 71

Spike

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Under Lynn's Flower Box wasn't there a little shop that sold decent clobber, went down some spiral staircase? Entrance was right on the corner.

I was in town yesterday and noticed Hudson's had closed down :(

I can just about remember the Record Centre but I'd have still been at school at the time.

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Under Lynn's Flower Box wasn't there a little shop that sold decent clobber, went down some spiral staircase? Entrance was right on the corner.

I was in town yesterday and noticed Hudson's had closed down :(

I can just about remember the Record Centre but I'd have still been at school at the time.

Yes that is the shop that I can't remember the name of;(

Shame about hudsons remember when it was in the market hall?

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The Record Shop changed it's name to "Some Kinda Mushroom" and was run by Stuart Smith who now runs the men's fashion shop Zebra, this is located on the same road as the Winding Wheel.

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The Record Shop changed it's name to "Some Kinda Mushroom" and was run by Stuart Smith who now runs the men's fashion shop Zebra, this is located on the same road as the Winding Wheel.

Yes that's when we had to clear out of the place

The Origanal some kindamushroom was at the end if newbold road "hippy" style of shop

Always had a striong sweet smell about the place !

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Yes that's when we had to clear out of the place

The Origanal some kindamushroom was at the end if newbold road "hippy" style of shop

Always had a striong sweet smell about the place !

I thought went I saw the photo ,and when Bully mentioned Some Kinda Mushroom that it did'nt look like the shop I knew. I have racked my brain for years now trying to remember where abouts in Chesterfield it was( the original shop ) . All I can remember is there where records boxed up by the thousand on display in the middle of the room. I loved shops like that , Daves Surplus in Derby , Freddie Crooks in Heanor , all treasure troves. Alas , Alan Day of The Torch fame dropped onto Dave Surlus and Freddie Crooks and raided the joints .

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I thought went I saw the photo ,and when Bully mentioned Some Kinda Mushroom that it did'nt look like the shop I knew. I have racked my brain for years now trying to remember where abouts in Chesterfield it was( the original shop ) . All I can remember is there where records boxed up by the thousand on display in the middle of the room. I loved shops like that , Daves Surplus in Derby , Freddie Crooks in Heanor , all treasure troves. Alas , Alan Day of The Torch fame dropped onto Dave Surlus and Freddie Crooks and raided the joints .

The Origanal some kinda mushroom was on newbold road near to the junction with Sheffield road

If you look at this picture it's on the opposite side to cavadish motors just about where the car that is traveling towards the camera

Up until last year it was "real time music"selling instruments music and music lessons

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Under Lynn's Flower Box wasn't there a little shop that sold decent clobber, went down some spiral staircase? Entrance was right on the corner.

I was in town yesterday and noticed Hudson's had closed down :(

I can just about remember the Record Centre but I'd have still been at school at the time.

Went past hudsons yesterday afternoon

There is a letting details notice in the window some one has wrote under it

Elvis has left the building

Very clever for a music shop I thought

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In 1978 I paid 50p for the taj mahal album natch'l blues this has ain't that a lotta love on it It was in one of those boxes upstairs in the mushroom

In 78 this tune was a massive big floor stomper at Wigan

I did not realise that it was first played back in the 60's at the wheel

Roy Harrison told me that the wheels copy was the album cut down to 7 inch proportions don't know if this is true or if it was ever realeasd in the 60's as a single ??

Over to you lot;)

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hi spike was the jeans shop called `hot legs`? carol is a signwriter and thinks she did a sign for them . slightly off topic the pub across the road `the nelson` was the first pub in chesterfield to have a pool table, if my memory serves me right long time ago now , the record shop was some kinda mushroom .

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hi spike was the jeans shop called `hot legs`? carol is a signwriter and thinks she did a sign for them . slightly off topic the pub across the road `the nelson` was the first pub in chesterfield to have a pool table, if my memory serves me right long time ago now , the record shop was some kinda mushroom .

Hello there me old spire-ite

Hot legs rings a bell when I see Derrick Ill ask him

Yes the record centre became some kinnda mushroom about 77

Are you looking forward to division 4 football?

Saltergate is a pile of rubble and as of yesterday just one floodlight pylon left

;(

Spike

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Hello there me old spire-ite

Hot legs rings a bell when I see Derrick Ill ask him

Yes the record centre became some kinnda mushroom about 77

Are you looking forward to division 4 football?

Saltergate is a pile of rubble and as of yesterday just one floodlight pylon left

;(

Spike

Hi Spike,

Please tell Derrick Fantom that Mac from Derby sends his regards, last time I saw him was Samantha's I think?

Cheers

Mac

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In 1978 I paid 50p for the taj mahal album natch'l blues this has ain't that a lotta love on it It was in one of those boxes upstairs in the mushroom

In 78 this tune was a massive big floor stomper at Wigan

I did not realise that it was first played back in the 60's at the wheel

Roy Harrison told me that the wheels copy was the album cut down to 7 inch proportions don't know if this is true or if it was ever realeasd in the 60's as a single ??

Over to you lot;)

Roy Harrison was correct I bought it of Jim Halliday from Carlisle he had it cut down from a rock compilation LP and thats how it was first played at the Wheel.

I didn't know at the time it had been released in the US

Regards

Brian

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Yeh, Loved that place. Some Kinda Mushroom moved down from the end of Newbold Road and Stewart was the guy that ran it ?? He now has the 'Nice' Clothes shop next to the Winding Wheel.

Used to call in every Saturday and check out the stuff he had. Regular haunting ground for many of the Chessy Soul Boys and Girls - That and Birlington Grill !!

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Hi Spike,

Please tell Derrick Fantom that Mac from Derby sends his regards, last time I saw him was Samantha's I think?

Cheers

Mac

Mr Fanthom is a good freind, will pass on your regardsTezza XXX

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Roy Harrison was correct I bought it of Jim Halliday from Carlisle he had it cut down from a rock compilation LP and thats how it was first played at the Wheel.

I didn't know at the time it had been released in the US

Regards

Brian

Roy did wonder what had happened to the cut down copy

Was it a regular thing to do in the 60's?

And why was it done ?

Are you a friend of Roy's

I will be seeing him Friday night and I'll mention this thread to him

Spike

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Mr Fanthom is a good freind, will pass on your regardsTezza XXX

If I remember correctly the mushroom was more of a hippy joint when on newbold road

Afghan coats kaftans and weird long haired types

No wonder they kicked us out when they moved into the record centre ;)

Spike

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Roy did wonder what had happened to the cut down copy

Was it a regular thing to do in the 60's?

And why was it done ?

Are you a friend of Roy's

I will be seeing him Friday night and I'll mention this thread to him

Spike

Yes i know Roy top guy.

No it was a one off because it was the inside track of a cheap LP in fact I doubt if its ever been done before or after.

I can't remember who I sold it to and we had the import version shortly after the Wheel closed.

Regards

Brian

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If I remember correctly the mushroom was more of a hippy joint when on newbold road

Afghan coats kaftans and weird long haired types

No wonder they kicked us out when they moved into the record centre ;)

Spike

It was Spike. Stuart was and still is a nice guy but more into Flower Power than Power Stompers.

Was a business though and catered for all. Remember when Punk was big and they opened the door to the Safety Pin Brigade. It was always a meeting place, a focal point in little ole Chesterfield. Samantha's Friday Night, back to town to The Burlington Grill, down to The Record Centre to see if you could get a copy of 'that record' they played last night them into The Painted Wagon to plan our assault on The Casino that night.

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It was Spike. Stuart was and still is a nice guy but more into Flower Power than Power Stompers.

Was a business though and catered for all. Remember when Punk was big and they opened the door to the Safety Pin Brigade. It was always a meeting place, a focal point in little ole Chesterfield. Samantha's Friday Night, back to town to The Burlington Grill, down to The Record Centre to see if you could get a copy of 'that record' they played last night them into The Painted Wagon to plan our assault on The Casino that night.

Anyone would think that we never slept!

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Yes i know Roy top guy.

No it was a one off because it was the inside track of a cheap LP in fact I doubt if its ever been done before or after.

I can't remember who I sold it to and we had the import version shortly after the Wheel closed.

Regards

Hi brian

This album was released 1968 (I got it in 78)

Ain't that lotta love us the last track in side 2

Could this have been the one ?

The Natch'l Blues

Studio album by Taj Mahal

Released

December 23, 1968

ReReleased on CD 2000

Columbia/Legacy Recordings (Sony Music)

Recorded May 1968-October 1968

Genre Blues

Length 36:27

Label Columbia

Producer David Rubinson

Taj Mahal chronology

Taj Mahal

(1968) The Natch'l Blues

(1968) Giant Step/De Ole Folks at Home

(1969)

Professional ratings

Review scores

Source Rating

Allmusic [1]

Entertainment Weekly A- [2]

The Natch'l Blues is an album by American blues artist Taj Mahal.

HideTrack listing

All tracks composed by Taj Mahal; except where indicated

Side 1

"Good Morning Miss Brown"

"Corinna" (Mahal, Jesse Ed Davis)

"I Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Steal My Jellyroll"

"Going Up to the Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue"

"Done Changed My Way of Living"

Side 2

"She Caught the Katy (And Left Me a Mule to Ride)" (Mahal, Yank Rachell)

"The Cuckoo" (Traditional)

"You Don't Miss Your Water ('Til Your Well Runs Dry)" (William Bell)

"Ain't That a Lot of Love" (Homer Banks, Deanie Parker)

Bonus Tracks (CD Edition)

Brian

Spike

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Spike

[/quote

Spike the album was a CBS sampler in 1968 called Rock Machine I love you it had artist like Simon and Garfunkle,The Byrds,Big Brother and the holding company etc etc on it.

It was a budget price album follow up to another Rock Machine album>

I got the cut down version in early 69 and started playing at the Wheel in April 69, I think the album was released 68.

Taj Mahal had just released a single on Direction at the time.

Regards

Brian

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Spike the album was a CBS sampler in 1968 called Rock Machine I love you it had artist like Simon and Garfunkle,The Byrds,Big Brother and the holding company etc etc on it.

It was a budget price album follow up to another Rock Machine album>

I got the cut down version in early 69 and started playing at the Wheel in April 69, I think the album was released 68.

Taj Mahal had just released a single on Direction at the time.

Regards

Brian

Great insight into the Origanal wheel days Brian

Did you ever play it at 45rpm instead of 33rpm ?

Bet that would get Thier feet moving

Hope to see Roy tonight I will bring this up and I'm sure he will tell me some more tales from the olde days

The planning application meeting re the developement of the wheel site was adjourned for a month full further details on the twisted wheel forum

Spike

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Here's a blast from the past

Next to Lynn's flower box there was a jeans shop(not in the photo£ what was its name ?

This is where I went instead of school whe I was 15

met l loads of people Who were into the soul scene at the time

The shop wss run by Neil st John ( noddy) and Derrick Fantom

Those of you that frequented the place at the time what are your

Memories?

Lynne who owned the flower box married Derrick think she used to go to the twisted wheel just before it closed in 71

Spike

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I was at the shop when it first opened in 1973 working with Neil and stayed for about a year. Dont remember anybody called Derrick Fantomso he must have started after I left.

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