Posts tagged with: 1977

Gig 59. David Bowie, The Thompson Twins, Icehouse. Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, 28th June 1983.

This is a winning fruit-machine set. Three cherries every time Puerto Rican band leader Carlos Alomar counts them in: ‘Golden Years’, ‘Fashion’, ‘Let’s Dance’, ‘Life On Mars’ and ‘Sorrow’. And that’s just the first half-an-hour.…

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The Runaways & 999. Lower Refectory, Sheffield University. 7th November 1977

We have to get signed in. There are five of us: Wilma, Vinner, Lango, Timbo and me. I’ve just turned 17, and this is my band. Or rather it’s the band that I…

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