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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #30 on: December 14, 2008, 11:42:48 PM »
TV confirmed last night it was from the tour - an audience of 10,000.....

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #31 on: October 14, 2009, 11:43:33 AM »
So how did the Die Toten Hosen and TV Smith story begin?

Well it all started with a message from a certain Lurker which lead to this...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu2UGgG9CAM

Interesting that the one poster on You Tube thinks this version is better than The Adverts.

What do you think TUTS?
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #32 on: October 14, 2009, 01:54:15 PM »
So how did the Die Toten Hosen and TV Smith story begin?

Well it all started with a message from a certain Lurker which lead to this...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu2UGgG9CAM

Interesting that the one poster on You Tube thinks this version is better than The Adverts.

What do you think TUTS?


Well it's an excellent version and it is Die Toten Hosen WITH TV Smith not just them on thier own. The whole album is excellent actually.

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2009, 10:25:15 AM »
It sure is, but it ain't quite crossing the red sea for me.
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #34 on: March 23, 2012, 09:52:13 AM »
Looks like the Chinese release needs to be speedied up:

"China will abolish the transplanting of organs from executed prisoners within five years and try to spur more citizens to donate, a top health official says.

Rights groups call transplants from condemned prisoners a form of abuse and allege that the government, which executes far more people than any other country, pressures them to donate organs. The government, however, says prisoners volunteer, and that the change is being made because prisoners are less healthy than the general population." - The Guardian, 23/3/12


http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/23/china-abolish-prisoner-organ-donations

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #35 on: March 23, 2012, 10:16:52 PM »
Without being racist  (esp being part-Chinese meself), "Gary Gilmore " can't be the easiest reference for a Chinese health official to name-check, can it? ???
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2012, 01:11:18 PM »
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #37 on: March 24, 2012, 05:32:07 PM »
Slaughterboy I think the term is 'challenging'...

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #38 on: March 24, 2012, 08:47:25 PM »
Slaughterboy I think the term is 'challenging'...
Also difficult, Alan...
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #39 on: September 08, 2015, 04:29:44 PM »
Interesting trivia for you (well interesting to me at least).. apparently Nike got their "Just Do It!" from Gary Gilmore's response to the question "Any last requests?"

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #40 on: September 08, 2015, 06:06:26 PM »
Interesting trivia for you (well interesting to me at least).. apparently Nike got their "Just Do It!" from Gary Gilmore's response to the question "Any last requests?"

Not that I disbelieve you Alan but where did you get that bit of amazing information from?

Quite, as David Coleman used to say,  remarkable!  :)
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #41 on: September 08, 2015, 06:38:47 PM »
Interesting trivia for you (well interesting to me at least).. apparently Nike got their "Just Do It!" from Gary Gilmore's response to the question "Any last requests?"

Not that I disbelieve you Alan but where did you get that bit of amazing information from?

Quite, as David Coleman used to say,  remarkable!  :)

The founder of advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy, Dan Wieden credits the inspiration for his "Just Do It" Nike slogan to Gilmore's last words.
http://www.dezeen.com/2015/03/14/nike-just-do-it-slogan-last-words-murderer-gary-gilmore-dan-wieden-kennedy/

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #42 on: September 08, 2015, 08:43:59 PM »
Thanks Ken  :)
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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2015, 02:58:49 PM »
Oh yea of little faith...

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Re: Gary Gilmore's Eyes ( THEHITSINGLE1977 )
« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2015, 10:18:09 PM »
Oh yea of little faith...

Didn't disbelieve it for more than the first few seconds of seeing it to be honest.

I'm just more gobsmacked that 1. I'd never heard of it beforehand and 2. Someone ordinary bod in an extraordinary position managed to convince a multi billion dollar organisation to go with it.

It's far more believable than arsenal winning any silverware this season, anyway... ;)
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