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I don't listen on streaming sites.
I still buy CDs and vinyl.
Digital is a last resort.
And where possible I buy direct from the artist or from their Bandcamp page.

But I still watch videos on YouTube or Vimeo.

World Chat / Re: The Doors
« on: June 03, 2021, 06:39:18 PM »

The song was also the influence for the movie 'The Hitcher' and Rutger Hauer's character (John Ryder) who makes his first appearance hitch-hiking in a storm.

« on: May 26, 2021, 12:27:18 PM »
Skids have a new album out.
It's cover versions.
I've heard 'Young Savage' and it sounds good.

1. Young Savage
2. Complete Control
4. Heart Of The City
5. The Light Pours Out Of Me
6. Rock On
7. Violence
8. 35mm Dreams
9. Submission
10. New York Groove
11. I Wanna Be Your Dog [CD ONLY]
12. The Saints Are Coming
13. Into The Valley
14. Christmas In Fife [CD ONLY]

TV Live / Re: TV Gigs 2021
« on: May 14, 2021, 02:59:56 PM »
This Sunday....

''In store for Sunday's livestream...plenty or rarely-played songs from my back catalogue...some NEVER-before played songs from my back exciting announcement about an upcoming release....and of course, PRIZES. This well-worn stage shirt is up for grabs this week: "Together Alone" on the front, "Arms Of My Enemy" on the back. All you have to do for a chance to win it is put your name in the comments box below. The lucky winner will be drawn from the hat by my glamorous assistant at the start of the show. Competition is open for 24 hours only, closing midday tomorrow (Saturday.)''

From TV's Facebook page.

TV Live / Re: Rebellion 2021
« on: May 07, 2021, 10:22:39 AM »
The next event event still have a booking for is Skegness at the beginning of October.
But if the same problems that have caused the cancellation of Rebellion don't get sorted soon I expect that will be postponed as well.

Whether you believe the pandemic is over or you're waiting for the Third Wave to hit it's the same difference.

The Government Road Map is taking us down B roads and country lanes and we keep getting stuck behind a tractor. ;)

World Chat / Re: Stranglers
« on: May 05, 2021, 11:33:34 AM »
Ordered that.

World Chat / Re: Obituaries
« on: April 22, 2021, 08:17:22 PM »
Les Mckeown, 65. I hated the Rollers back in the day but The Ramones were fans so they can't have been that bad.  Some of their stuff sounds great compared to the crap that's around today.

Rat Scabies was also a fan. And Nick Lowe.

World Chat / Re: Obituaries
« on: April 22, 2021, 03:29:48 PM »
I have 'More' by The Sisters Of Mercy which he co-wrote.

World Chat / Re: Obituaries
« on: April 19, 2021, 01:02:24 PM »
Mike Mitchell, guitarist on The Kingsmen’s famous and influential version of Richard Berry's 'Louie Louie', has died aged 77.

World Chat / Re: Rat Scabies solo album PHD
« on: April 13, 2021, 11:17:28 AM »
First released track from 'Get In Where You Fit In' is 'Never Forget Redemption' and to my ears it's like Alabama 3.
Which I like.

World Chat / Re: Obituaries
« on: April 10, 2021, 12:13:00 PM »
I was surprised to hear that Prince Philip died in the Queen's Arms. I thought that the pubs didn't open again until Monday.

I'm stealing that.

World Chat / Re: Obituaries
« on: April 09, 2021, 12:52:00 PM »
Some Royal racist is dead apparently.

TV Live / Re: TV gigs 2022
« on: April 08, 2021, 03:42:50 PM »
With four bands appearing, each gig is now a mini-festival, so don't forget your flask and sandwiches!

Our plan is to go by taxi 3 hours early, have a huge meal and several pints, and hope we don't doze off before The Damned hit the stage.....

TV Live / Re: Setlists
« on: April 08, 2021, 11:12:40 AM »
Over the last 3 weeks I have gone through all the set-lists published and marked the "1st Played" correctly, as there were a errors.

Orginally the "First Performance" was for New Songs who got played first. Not for old ones that got played many years later

Exactly, the "First Performance" is when they appear on the set-lists, of course if there is no set-list, then we don't have a record of when they were "first played".

So they's be 'First Known Performance' rather than 'First Confirmed Performance' .  ;D

TV Live / Re: TV gigs 2022
« on: April 07, 2021, 03:16:28 PM »
My Brother just 'phoned me to ask if I could get him tickets.
Lucky I bought 4 knowing he'd be phoning me at some point to ask if I could get him tickets.
He's so predictable.  ;D

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