Four song references scribbled around this pic' - can you get them all?
There's almost no greater spectator sport for a schoolboy than a bundle between your same-year peers (with the chants of 'fight, fight, fight, fight' ringing round and about) - better yet, when it's the unlikeliest of scrappers having a bash. And if this isn't robust enough, it's a double bill of bracket-punching in one day (28th) as Colbert (a Spaghetti Western drifter type) Vs Nelly (a sort of Gok Wan of our year) and Huggins (small with huge eyelashes) Vs Neary (rugger~team lump).
In other news, our frisky friend from over the road (LOTR) continues to put the 'goods on the barrow' with her free-wheeling liberated ways (28th) and Ye Olde Stereogram gets moved from the front room to my bedroom. Although it seems I jumped the gun slightly by adding The Stranglers to October's playlist when plainly it's November (24th). If you fancy a peep November '79 charts looked this
The Undertones - You've Got My Number
Couple of deviations and variants from the usual vinyl rips - just for this month
The Damned - it's the rare radio edit of 'Happy Today' instead of the standard single edish.
The Damned - I Just Can't Be Happy Today (Radio Edit)
The Undertones - instead the fine refit of Let's Talk About Girls B-siding 'Number' let's hear the Chocolate Watch orig'
The Chocolate Watch Band - Let's Talk About Girls
If you haven't seen it, The Damned's appearance on OGWT is a career highlight for both show and band.
The Cross and The Switchblade (14th) was shown in a local church hall to warn corruptible teens about the perils of peer pressure, gangs, drugs..... for us it was a free film, an evening in the warm and something with Poncho from CHips in...