Pete the Feet

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    The man behind my avatar

    I saw Frank a few months before he died, supporting John Cooper Clarke. Whilst we were queuing to go in the venue I noticed a bloke walking past with a carrier bag and a grin across his face as I nodded and smiled back to him. I said to the Mrs Feet, 'I wonder if he's got his head in the bag?' as he disappeared in the direction of the stage door. I think he may have been grinning as I'd twigged who he was but I didn't broadcast it. Sent from my G3121 using Tapatalk
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    Cars with ridiculous names

    Vw I'm a cock. Or is that Amarok? Wtf do people buy these things for. It's not like they live in the desert or some other wilderness. Sent from my G3121 using Tapatalk
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    Hal Blaine RIP

    Not many musicians can boast a pedigree such as his. This guy had an amazing CV. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47537451 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hal_Blaine I bet anyone who owns any records from the 60s - 70s will have one with him on it.
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    Tribute bands.

    The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band. The first time I heard these I thought it was unusual for Bowie music to be playing prior to their appearance on stage. Upon entering the venue from the box office area we were all surprised to see it was actually the band on stage, amazing. The YouTube clips of which there are plenty on the internet do not remotely do them justice. I can honestly say that I have enjoyed these more than the real thing. If you like Bowie then you will not go far wrong with this Glasgow based band. I've seen them a few times on their travels south to Rochdale and they never disappoint and play to a packed house of several hundred eager Bowie fans and otherwise. If they are in your area give them a try whether you are a Bowie fan or not. I promise you that you will not be disappointed. https://broadwaybaby.com/shows/the-sensational-david-bowie-tribute-band/720433
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    New documentary on vintage audio

    Joy to the world.
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    New documentary on vintage audio

    You could do worse than bring your camera along to Kegworth next week and pick up something of interest. Take a look at the exhibitor sheet for an idea of equipment on display. If you are also interested in vintage professional audio equipment then I can put you in touch with a mate who has a shed load of gear used by the likes of the Beatles, Floyd and numerous others. He has a mobile display of kit that he puts on show around the country. He is also involved in a recreation of a significant overseas concert with much of the original equipment. PM me if you are interested and I will get you some contact details.
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    netflix - anything good on there worth watching?

    It does vary Bruce. It is often worthwhile just taking a look what is on offer and having a dip now and again. There doesn't seem to be much on offer as regards main Hollywood blockbusters, but I think this is a good thing. Many of the foreign language and off piste films and series are often worth a look.
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    netflix - anything good on there worth watching?

    Based on a true story. The credits are worth watching, particularly the ones with the photographs, as you can recall the scenes from the film with these original pictures. I found this particular aspect quite moving.
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    Morgan Cars now Italian owned company ...

    There is one that regularly cruises up and down the Lake Bank near to where I live. The sad old fellow that drives it, usually stops for an ice cream and sits there hoping someone will engage him in conversation about his car. This occurs at least 3-4 times a week to my knowledge. We are all amazed on how he fits into his Morgan considering the amount of ice cream that he consumes. Sent from my G3121 using Tapatalk
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    RIP Andre Previn

    I too am sad, but only at the way this thread has taken a turn for the worse. Sent from my G3121 using Tapatalk
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    PP's weekend quiz

    It does happen. When I did bread deliveries in my school days there were a few types of loaf renamed by the delivery men for varying reasons. A Vitbe was named a Vietnam. A day old loaf was named a Freddy, in order to disguise the fact from an unwitting customer. And a Procea slimming loaf was bizarrely named as a Prostitute. Quite an eye opener for an 8 year old. Sent from my G3121 using Tapatalk
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    netflix - anything good on there worth watching?

    Suburra: Blood on Rome. Two seasons on Netflix and well worth a watch. Crime, politics, drug dealing and a very watchable Claudia Gerini. Watch it with English subtitles as the English dubbing is appalling. This is often the case with foreign language films. The vocal inflections are just wrong. They often sound like the voice artist doesn't understand the plot and is just reading off a script, which I'm sure is often the case.
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    PP's weekend quiz

    Changed their names. Harry to Cliff then to Kitty Litter.
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    Taking a break from the hifi...

    With a manic gleam in your eye, you could have engaged him in a cable debate. That would have scared him off.
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    Jokes, old or new

    This trick with the oil can used to fascinate me as a kid. We had a teacher at primary school who demoed this with a gallon oil can containing boiling water, then he would throw it in a bowl of cold water and it would violently collapse. I expect that he may have seen this film at sometime or picked it up in whilst he was in a Japanese POW camp along with the above demonstrator who also looks similarly damaged and deranged.
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    Taking a break from the hifi...

    I bet Collioure hasn't any killer pork pies.
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    Warmest Febuary day on record

    Now you're just showing off. Its a miracle it hasn't rained today up here.
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    Warmest Febuary day on record

    Since 1998. Bloody hell, well I suppose they have to print something.
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    Warmest Febuary day on record

    Damn right I am. Too many visitors near my house today, I thought it would be a bit quieter seeing as its a Tuesday. Don't they have any jobs or homes to go to? I blame the weather, its 17 C here too for a change. Just had a couple in the Wine Press in the distance. Tomorrow we will walk up to the windfarm as it will be quieter there.
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    Breaking Bad

    Try Better Call Saul which is a sort of prequel to this. The Saul character is initially not a likeable character but the series grows on you. Best watch Breaking Bad first as the two series are only loosely connected via the dodgy lawyer. Breaking Bad was the sole reason for me subscribing to Netflix. It is seriously binge worthy viewing.
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    Warmest Febuary day on record

    I don't know how they do it, every time we have something a tad either side of the norm, weather wise. Some record or other is always broken. What was it today, the warmest Monday the 25th February at 13:35 in Doncaster or some other contrived bollocks? There is usually one of these every month or so. Are these records derived from the Daily Mail archive?
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    Emerson Lake and Palmer Tribute Gig

    As an added interest another mate of mine who collects and sells vintage equipment associated with the music industry, brought along some of the PA kit that ELP used at the Isle of Wight festival. The WEM cabinets are still in good working order and had the ELP logo stencilled on them. He has quite a lot of other certifiable gear that was used by the likes of Pink Floyd on albums such as The Wall, DSOTM etc. A George Harrison guitar amp, John Lennon kit etc. He occasionally exhibits this gear around the country. He was going to exhibit some of it at the North West audio show at Crannage but the organisers didn't get back to him. He lives close by to Crannage so it would have been handy for him. I should have mentioned the Kegworth show but there may not be room there.
  23. Saturday 3rd December 2016 at the Ukrainian Club Rochdale. http://www.noddyspuncture.co.uk/ Progtastic!
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    Emerson Lake and Palmer Tribute Gig

    Well they're off and it's a good crowd tonight. Hoedown was the first number. I'll find out any forthcoming gigs if anyone is interested. As I'm on door duties again I always find it interesting to know where people have travelled from and apart from the immediate locality there is a large contingent from the Midlands and a few Welsh. The Ukrainian lager is rather good but I expect I'll feel like I've visited Chernobyl by tomorrow. A bit of a religious sing song is going on now, Jerusalem. Well it is Sunday tomorrow. Sent from my G3121 using Tapatalk
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    Do you still go to gigs or just purchase the music?

    I remember you saying now. A good choice Plymouth given the two locations in Manchester.