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Forum: Radio 18-04-2014, 16:11
Replies: 40
Views: 3,454
Posted By keicar
This thread bought to you courtesy of TOOTBOG...

This thread bought to you courtesy of TOOTBOG (the Terminally Offended On The Behalf of Other Groups) ;-)

Thank god they didn't play Dancing On The Ceiling....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-04-2014, 16:14
Replies: 72
Views: 7,139
Posted By keicar
Its actually worse watching it now knowing whats...

Its actually worse watching it now knowing whats going to happen, almost shocking. I watched live at the time and it was only when the music cut in that you realised something was wrong.
Forum: Radio 10-04-2014, 08:47
Replies: 2,154
Views: 129,086
Posted By keicar
You weren't listening to Tony Blackburn in the...

You weren't listening to Tony Blackburn in the afternoons during the summer of 1980, he left in January. It would have been Andy Peebles.

http://www.frequencyfinder.org.uk/r1_sched_80_82.html#s80
Forum: Radio 09-04-2014, 16:55
Replies: 2,154
Views: 129,086
Posted By keicar
Yes, although the problem with the Radio 2...

Yes, although the problem with the Radio 2 demographic has only been really highlighted since the departure of Wogan on daytime and the arrival of Evans on the Breakfast Show, a massive culture shift...
Forum: Radio 08-04-2014, 16:57
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By keicar
My uncle who was a radio ham used to build his...

My uncle who was a radio ham used to build his own from a kit supplied by Lasky's the Realistic 7, dating from 1962 @ 6 9/- 6d.

He built one for most of the family. Still had one until about 5...
Forum: Radio 08-04-2014, 13:55
Replies: 127
Views: 10,581
Posted By keicar
I'd get the sack if I let four 'key' personnel...

I'd get the sack if I let four 'key' personnel off at the same time! Having said that I won't be missing 4 of those 5 and their stand in's ain't much better, you can get better at your local temp...
Forum: Radio 08-04-2014, 12:57
Replies: 516
Views: 40,305
Posted By keicar
I'm with you, at the end of each track its like...

I'm with you, at the end of each track its like Sara is reading a synopsis of the band/track from Wiki with zero input from herself.

Surely part of the point of show like this is nostalgia,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-04-2014, 13:54
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
First recorded in 1977 (album version) but...

First recorded in 1977 (album version) but re-recorded and first released as a single in May 78.

"BBC Radio was initially unwilling to play the song due to its high lyrical content but after it...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2014, 23:16
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
I actually preffered the follow up Lady Writer,...

I actually preffered the follow up Lady Writer, which didn't trouble the Top 40.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2014, 22:12
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
Have to agree I believe the single was a...

Have to agree I believe the single was a rerecording of the album version which sounds tame in comparison.

Maybe RT is confusing it with Private Investigations from '82 ?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2014, 22:06
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
It was interesting that the Squeeze line up...

It was interesting that the Squeeze line up featured had John Bentley on bass, yet the Cool For Cats single cover has a picture of Harry Kakoulli on the back. Harry actually played on the single and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2014, 19:55
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
Wow? Kate Bush

Wow? Kate Bush
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2014, 19:42
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
Sham 69 had the theme tune in the run out of...

Sham 69 had the theme tune in the run out of Hersham Boys....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-04-2014, 19:39
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
Hi all ! The dancer on the left was pretty big...

Hi all !

The dancer on the left was pretty big in 1979 she was also in the videos for BA Robersons Bang Bang and Knocked Off and played Trisa Yates sister in Grange Hill. She seemed to disappear...
Forum: Radio 01-04-2014, 10:20
Replies: 516
Views: 40,305
Posted By keicar
Each to their own, but would have to disagree, it...

Each to their own, but would have to disagree, it was from the poorer end of the 80's and IMO the production, like all music of that era sounds extremely dated. If I didn't know the track and hearing...
Forum: Radio 30-03-2014, 17:56
Replies: 516
Views: 40,305
Posted By keicar
Listened to it on catch up, yep her knowledge of...

Listened to it on catch up, yep her knowledge of the 80's is awful, the reminiscing of 80's clubbing with the caller were pitiful as she wasn't there. In fact she couldn't legally go clubbing until...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-03-2014, 20:02
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
The Song For Europe show wasn't shown because of...

The Song For Europe show wasn't shown because of a strike, we didnt get to see Black Lace win the chance to represent the UK.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-03-2014, 17:09
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
I think the clue is in the station name, would...

I think the clue is in the station name, would love to hear Simon do a Golden Hour on Radio 2.

When was his first TOTP appearance?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-03-2014, 09:16
Replies: 4,840
Views: 247,374
Posted By keicar
Simon Bates covering 1979 right now on his...

Simon Bates covering 1979 right now on his penultimate Smooth Golden Hour....
Forum: Radio 19-03-2014, 14:56
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By keicar
Got an ICR-3 which I bought in 1990, was only a...

Got an ICR-3 which I bought in 1990, was only a fiver and came in a bubble pack.

Its just AM runs on 2 AA's and doesn't even have a headphone socket, still works!
Forum: Radio 19-03-2014, 12:25
Replies: 516
Views: 40,305
Posted By keicar
Agree, right time, right show and he knows what...

Agree, right time, right show and he knows what he is talking about.
Forum: Radio 19-03-2014, 11:04
Replies: 49
Views: 2,800
Posted By keicar
Isn't the problem that youngsters are more likely...

Isn't the problem that youngsters are more likely to download a track than the older generation? It becomes obvious over Christmas when classics such as Fairytale Of New York, Merry Christmas...
Forum: Radio 18-03-2014, 12:51
Replies: 127
Views: 10,581
Posted By keicar
Where has Mark Goodyear gone?

Where has Mark Goodyear gone?
Forum: Radio 18-03-2014, 12:33
Replies: 49
Views: 2,800
Posted By keicar
Sort of agree, I can remember well into the 90's...

Sort of agree, I can remember well into the 90's Simon Bates featuring a year from the 50's on the Golden Hour on Radio 1.

The trouble is that somewhere post mid eighties music became formulaic...
Forum: Radio 18-03-2014, 09:13
Replies: 127
Views: 10,581
Posted By keicar
Absolutely!

Absolutely!
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