Posts tagged with: Scotland

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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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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