Posts tagged with: Limit Club

Bill Nelson, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Thursday 28th May 1981.

It’s a pilgrimage. A congregation of eight-hundred, mostly male devotees, packed like pilchards in this clammy West Street basement, are here to see our guitar hero Bill Nelson, Baron Be-Bop Deluxe, Mr. Red Noise.…

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The Cramps and The Meteors, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Tuesday 19th May 1981.

I hop off the London train at Midland station, say farewell to Charlie, and head home to Mum and Dad’s house at Sheffield Lane Top. I give them a brief summary of the weekend:…

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The Plastics, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Thursday 14th May 1981

Lost my virginity and my band. Some weekend. Both events had been foreshadowed for a while, but to have experienced the ecstasy and the agony within twenty-four hours has left me both delighted and disappointed,…

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Orange Juice, Thursday 2nd April 1981. Fire Engines and Restricted Code, Thursday 9th April. Both at The Limit Club, Sheffield.

A white, long sleeved jersey, with six uninterrupted emerald green hoops. My first replica football kit. No number to indicate the player or position (even aged eight, this is aesthetically important to me); instead there…

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John Cooper Clarke || Fàshiön Music. The Limit Club, Sheffield. 21st June 1979

“School’s out for summer. School’s out forever.” Sing it Alice. That’s it. Finished. Done. Seven years. Two and a half thousand days from pre-teen to young adult. From ‘The Beano’ to Eno,…

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Bill Nelson’s Red Noise || Fingerprintz, Sheffield City Hall & Joe Jackson, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Both 13th March 1979.

One year and one month to the day since our first encounter, my teenage music hero Bill Nelson returns to Sheffield City Hall with a new band, a new look and a new sound. Since…

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