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    Ian
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    ,drumming, live music, all types of soul music, scoots, RnB , pike fishing and a few other things
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    AL WILLIAMS

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  1. IanP

    st.ives allnighters

    We were young then, blimey
  2. IanP

    st.ives allnighters

    Blimey, just come across this thread. as a 15 year old in 77, our peers were all enjoying St Ives etc, sadly i wasnt.... until Sept, when i got there , just in time i hasten to add, i believe it was the last one? The Theatre (oldies room) was pitch black, the main hall had the biggest speakers i'd ever seen , with a curved ? staircase near the entrance. 100 years ago it seems, but i was glad they revived it for the all dayers in 79' . lots of us from these parts went to those. I know Ken Cox was responsible for EASC, but no idea who organised the later all dayers. top venue
  3. Fascinating read... as a punter, you never realised, or worried, who ran this or promoted that. Ken Cox had his finger in some pies during those days, straight in to Peterboro when St ives closed. i used to buy records off him, Casterton Rd, Stamford i seem to recall. Fleet, Cresset, Wirrina, we went to em all, never any bother , apart from a bomb scare (Eddie Holman & Jnr Walker)..... St Ives was another story
  4. IanP

    TV Quiz Shows That Wind You Up

    Pointless , SHIT ! Celebrity Squares , SHIT! (Hello Bobby, Hello Patty,, grrrrrrrr ) the worst ever, has to be Blankety Blank, my god that was drivel.... they repeated the question 487 times ffs, absolute tosh ! closely followed by Catchphrase , take me lord, take me now
  5. IanP

    best under priced record under 20 pound

    if anyone is selloing a Clifford Curry, PAMA, giz a shout
  6. IanP

    best under priced record under 20 pound

    or this Masterpiece.... possibly the greatest record I've had the pleasure of listening to (Ric Tic should be under £20)
  7. IanP

    best under priced record under 20 pound

    Blimey ! I could understand if they were hammered like Albert Washington etc, but I never hear these anywhere
  8. IanP

    best under priced record under 20 pound

    im sure this can be picked up for less than £20 , I paid 6 for mine, a few years ago. very underplayed and hopefully still cheap … 1.50 seconds of Brill-ness
  9. IanP

    Nottingham Palais

    it's like any venue from 40 years ago, big records were nationwide, after being 'broke' at one. st ives to me, has certain stand out records... Eddie Reagan, billy prophet, susan coleman etc... all wigan biggies im sure, but when you only ventured 'close go home' I suppose they evoke memories of certain venues ?
  10. IanP

    Nottingham Palais

    Outsiders, JC Messina, Kelly St Claire , Gerri Thomas, Harry Betts, John Hendley, Barnaby Bye, Frankie Crocker, Three Degrees (Contact), The Apollas , Billy Purcell, Bobby Diamond, KIki Dee, + lots more, all massive records at T'palais .. love em or hate em, they were a part of the scene in those days, still very vivid to this day
  11. IanP

    Nottingham Palais

    I still remember MK shouting from the steps and then whilst walking the queue checking us all out .. BIG and fond memories of the venue I cut my teeth in. never missed a soul do there, from feb 78, until 83 (then the bank hol sunday nights , late 90's)
  12. IanP

    Jimmy James - A Man Like Me

    Bobby Goldsboro, , Aquamen, Helen Shapiro , Bobby Paris, all part of the 'scene' play a Soul record the world goes crazy .... Give me Jimmy James anyday
  13. IanP

    Forgotten Monsters From Wigan Etc Days

    Adams Apples always reminds me of Nottingham. but you're right, a forgotten monster


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