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Forum: Off topic 24-01-16, 03:46 PM
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Posted By GTB
Thanks for the that. I recall at the time, the...

Thanks for the that. I recall at the time, the judge's outburst was taken up by the main tabloids and the Telegraph sported a cartoon with reference to "Sawdust Caesars" and depicting Roman soldiers...
Forum: Off topic 24-01-16, 03:38 PM
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Posted By GTB
I do enjoy a bit of lightheartednes. Music can be...

I do enjoy a bit of lightheartednes. Music can be sublime or it can be earthshattering! Since you've referred to a Scottish pop group I'll keep the ball rolling up north and entreat you to give due...
Forum: Off topic 24-01-16, 03:19 PM
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Posted By GTB
Give me the Royal Guardsmen version anytime,...

Give me the Royal Guardsmen version anytime, though
Forum: Off topic 24-01-16, 03:13 PM
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Posted By GTB
Ah yes, the Establishment against bored youth....

Ah yes, the Establishment against bored youth. Mods & Rockers. From a continent away I would avidly follow the latest news on the clashes at Clacton, Brighton et al. Never could fathom how that judge...
Forum: Off topic 21-01-16, 08:39 PM
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Posted By GTB
How sad, in more ways than one.

How sad, in more ways than one.
Forum: Off topic 21-01-16, 07:53 PM
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Posted By GTB
Yes, you're right. It was pre-empted

Yes, you're right. It was pre-empted
Forum: Off topic 21-01-16, 07:00 PM
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Posted By GTB
Speaking for myself, I grew up on the fringes of...

Speaking for myself, I grew up on the fringes of what our older brothers would be immersed in - James Dean, motorbikes, rock'n'roll, young Elvis, Little Richard, juke boxes and all that went with...
Forum: Off topic 21-01-16, 05:35 PM
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Posted By GTB
And I am sure that there will be no disagreement...

And I am sure that there will be no disagreement that the best cure obviating use of a laxative would be listening to Tiny Tim's rendition of "Tiptoe Through The Tulips".
Forum: Off topic 21-01-16, 04:13 PM
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Posted By GTB
A Great War Anecdote

Still very much on the subject of music albeit several generations before the contemporary genre. I recall having a good laugh when first reading this, as no doubt did the 'Tommies' and 'Jocks'...
Forum: Off topic 21-01-16, 01:50 PM
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Posted By GTB
Crying in the Rain. Classic unrequited love. Must...

Crying in the Rain. Classic unrequited love. Must admit that A-Ha's version is just as great. Especially the opening thunderclaps!
Forum: Off topic 20-01-16, 05:59 PM
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Posted By GTB
Yes, but come on, "a classic if ever there was...

Yes, but come on, "a classic if ever there was one".!!!

Changing the subject a bit, I wonder if anyone has ever heard of an Italian song (apologies, but living a doorstep away from Italy left a...
Forum: Off topic 20-01-16, 05:31 PM
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Posted By GTB
HA-HA-HA

HA-HA-HA
Forum: Off topic 20-01-16, 04:35 PM
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Posted By GTB
For nostalgia it's hard to beat Richard Harris's...

For nostalgia it's hard to beat Richard Harris's 'Macarthur Park':

"Someone left the cake out in the rain..."

There are some beautiful vocals in this piece, reminiscent of lost love - which is...
Forum: Off topic 19-01-16, 08:31 PM
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Posted By GTB
I was itching to quote "Downtown" but thought it...

I was itching to quote "Downtown" but thought it better to let you do the honours. Decidedly her best.

GTB
Forum: Off topic 19-01-16, 03:31 PM
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Posted By GTB
I wholeheartedly agree with you Bryan. That was...

I wholeheartedly agree with you Bryan. That was living through a timeless age. I recall going through it all - Merseybeat, Folk, Protest, Flower Power, Bubblegum, and Rock'n'Roll; (although it is...
Forum: Off topic 19-01-16, 02:33 PM
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Posted By GTB
I wouldn't know, to tell the truth. He was a...

I wouldn't know, to tell the truth.
He was a breath of fresh air to me in earlier days.

Permission to relocate to front of class again?

GTB
Forum: Off topic 19-01-16, 01:58 PM
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Posted By GTB
Actually it's Meat Loaf not Meatloaf. He's quite...

Actually it's Meat Loaf not Meatloaf. He's quite touchy about that.

I was referring to the genre.

All the Best

GTB
Forum: Off topic 19-01-16, 12:48 PM
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Posted By GTB
A younger version of Meat Loaf!! GTB

A younger version of Meat Loaf!!

GTB
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