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Albums That Live In The Loft – City To City (1978)

Due to my own stupidity and lack of foresight, many years ago I sold a fine hi-fi system in favour of not having anything at all to play music on so convinced was I that in the brave new world of MP3 we would not require a stack of amplifiers and media playing technology we … Continue reading

Would you like it blue sir ?

“Would you like it blue sir?” he asked. “Blue?” I asked. “Blue” he advised, nodding as if he approved of his own choice. “Blue?” I pondered, “I’ve never heard of having it blue” “Its very nice” he said, “very tender, it has to be.” “Well normally I have it rare, “I mentioned. “Yes, well blue … Continue reading

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Albums That Live In The Loft – The MFP Joe Cocker (1972-ish)

Due to my own stupidity and lack of foresight, many years ago I sold a fine hi-fi system in favour of not having anything at all to play music on so convinced was I that in the brave new world of MP3 we would not require a stack of amplifiers and media playing technology we … Continue reading

Albums That Live In The Loft – Goats Head Soup (1973)

Due to my own stupidity and lack of foresight, many years ago I sold a fine hi-fi system in favour of not having anything at all to play music on so convinced was I that in the brave new world of MP3 we would not require a stack of amplifiers and media playing technology we … Continue reading

Albums That Live In The Loft – Every Picture Tells A Story (1971)

Due to my own stupidity and lack of foresight, many years ago I sold a fine hi-fi system in favour of not having anything at all to play music on so convinced was I that in the brave new world of MP3 we would not require a stack of amplifiers and media playing technology we … Continue reading

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Albums That Live In The Loft – American Pie (1972)

Due to my own stupidity and lack of foresight, many years ago I sold a fine hi-fi system in favour of not having anything at all to play music on so convinced was I that in the brave new world of MP3 we would not require a stack of amplifiers and media playing technology we … Continue reading

Video Saturday – September 1974

Before we start, I had a shirt just like Johnny Bristol’s, got it out of my mothers Brian Mills catalogue which is where Johnny Bristol got his from too I believe. Anyway, its now September 1974, the young JerryChicken is making his way in the world and has now got himself a job working for … Continue reading

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Video New Years Eve, 1974

I admit, I was very drunk at the time, very, very drunk. In mitigation m’lud I offer in evidence specimen #1, New Years Eve, it was New Years Eve you see, 1974, and people everywhere were very, very drunk so being very, very drunk on New Years Eve in 1974 was not an unusual state … Continue reading

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The One About The Goldfish…

The following fine prose is what I writ in an as yet unpublished (partly because its unfinished) biographical novel based on the life and times of Bob Beck, one of my dads lifelong mates, the following tale is absolutely true as recounted on many drunken evenings in the golf club by Bob himself, the rest … Continue reading

The Magic Razor Comb of Doom.

See that photo of those two kids ? Ignore the monkeys, they are nothing to do with this discussion. Although why we were posing with monkeys in Scarborough is probably a topic worthy of its own post. Thats me and Ned that is. Me on the right. The monkeys are the smaller mammals in the … Continue reading

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