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When you end up writing a book, it can turn you a little CRAZY!!!!!!!!!!!!

USELESS TRIVIA..

No. 192 Sam Hawkins the recording artist on Blue Cat used to sell me records out of his basement in 1975.

No.983 Ady Croasdell once ran into each other on the same flight to New Y

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    Continued..slip of the hand!

    New York in 1976? or thereabouts.

    No. 311 Dorothy Moore was Dottie Cambridge

    No. 693 I have just located a friend of the lead singer of Epitome of Sound 'Bob Paladino'

    More useless info later!

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    In the late 70's Steve Strange, lead singer in the 80's new romantic group Visage

    once travelled from Blackwood South Wales to Wigan Casino in the boot of a car

    (crap i know)

    Regards.............Andrew

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    Apolgies to the moderators, I accidentally fired this to 'events'. Maybe it could be moved?

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    Chuck Jackson of the Independents (Not the Wand artist) was the younger brother of civil rights activist Jesse Jackson (mentioned this in another post, but i'm getting with the spirit) :)

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    I was once invited to a wedding at Bretby Country club near Derby, strangely enough, there was an allnighter that night after the wedding had finished, so I hid under a table until i heard the soul stuff start playing.

    How's things Brett did you have a good weekend ?

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    Chuck Jackson of the Independents (Not the Wand artist) was the younger brother of civil rights activist Jesse Jackson (mentioned this in another post, but i'm getting with the spirit) :)

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    funny enough was having triv session with howard last nite and said how this sorta thing keeps me amused and outta harms way

    so no apoligies if some re-visted or too trivia

    or if more rumour than trivia

    Frank Beverly's uncle was in the legendary world famous EL Corols of Chick Chick fame - often push this out in vain hope of more info on these legends

    Ian Levine never dj'd in wales huh.gif

    In Coronation Street in 70s Mavis was sorting record rack in cabin and a in demand lp could be spotted (memory, triv or legend)

    Stock Atiken Waterman refused to let Kylie m record Time Will Pass You by so wasnt till she had new team with M people connection that recorded it - this come up last nite for some reason !!!- and if like road crashes theres a house mix on web somewhere -use google

    Theres a warehouse in Munich on a US army base which contains all the 45s/78s the rather large AFN (US Army Radio ) station has ever recieved since ww2 (triv or rumour? :P

    the best selling northern connected 45 ever was actually Issac Hayes - Disco Connection - which while was never highest placed as others the amount of weeks spent on chart made it earn that title ( from a mucker no attempt to check or verify what so ever and as can think of a few others that may have sold more -reckon maybe dodgy - anyone prove it right/wrong) :P

    had recent word that there's a fairly well known Cilla Black 45 with a flip thats supposed to be worth a listen,

    if buy David McCallums lp for great instru of Uptight (earl wright orch )- You also get 12 cigarette cards featuring the coolest man from uncle

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    have to smile

    not sure where got this from but did actualy read it somewhere, then shortly afterwards saw a flyer with him on at llanrug ? event or somewhere

    typical I thought - just like the football used to be, build you up and at last moment....

    but then found out he didnt turn up....

    :D

    of course just a bit of fun and no disrespect to anyone :rolleyes:

    Carl Willingham and John Sox in for a hard time as guest djs at Caergwelle next Saturday .... after the football :thumbup:

    teardrops could be a request for some

    got a sheep smilie somewhere ... go ethnic?

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    Mick,

    I haven't seen a photo of 'Bob Paladino' but its due shortly. In terms of 'mate in Belgium', are we talking that great 'act detective' and mutual friend Chris Lalor?

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    useless trivia number.....

    611 ' I refused to go to Top of the Pops' in 1976 after Mistura's hit. For god sake I could have married one of Ruby Flipper and lived in Essex!

    1098 George Blackwell's widow Edith, sent me to a record store in Newark, NJ, where I found the only copy(still) of the Del Larks on a Black and Silver Demo! The year-1978

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    Cilla Black are you serious Mike? if so a bit gutted as I gave my complete collection to Roger Stewart for his Birthday a few months ago :rolleyes:

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    Ive never Dj'd in Wales either, although I was supposed to ( I was going to cover Butch's spot for him :rolleyes: ) but chickened out, BUT and here is the useless trivia bit.... some of my records were played at the do (maybe I should copy this interesting bit of information to the famous people section on the forum too) :thumbup::D

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    Cardiff City Football club,s notorious Hooligan gang (not my words, written on the cover of the Soul Crew book) are called the Soul Crew because of there love for Soul music

    (strange but true)

    ........Andrew

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    And Dave Evison can tell you all about scrapes with the Soul crew at CCFC.

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