Peter Fairless… Melanie Ruby Tuesday
Alan Esdaile… Johnny Cash Hurt, Vanilla Fudge You Keep Me Hanging On.
Caroline Jones… Absolutely love the Johnny Cash song x
Eric Peckham… Far Corporation – Stairway to Heaven
Peter Bridger… Joe Cocker – with a little help from my friends
Julian Dunkley… Jellyfish – Jet
Gerry Forsch… Thin Lizzy-Rosalie
Graham Burfield… Blinded by the light….manfred manns Earth band
Paul Crimin… A Little Help From My Friends’-Joe Cocker.
Terry Huggins… Led Zeppelin Baby I’m Gonna Leave You. And yes, this is a cover song. It was written in the 1950s by Anne Johannsen and had previously been recorded by several others, including Joan Baez. Also Nightwish Walking In The Air and Children Of Bodom Oops I did It Again!
Nick Shute… the lovin’ spoonful’s “summer in the city” by the gutter brothers…opening sountrack to only fools and horses film “Miami twice”…check it out it rawks!!
Ralph Town… Not Fade Away by Steve Hillage
photo source: 2007 scorpius73 from Washington, DC, USA
Jim Breeds… I just saw this news. Very sad. I’ve got several of his LPs. Have seen him live a couple of times. Great man.
supplied by Nick Prince
Anyone remember The Wardrobe boutique? This had an entrance in York Gardens and was part of Wards. Also have fond memories of Huckels, The Fab Boutique and Cyril Savages. Any others?
Nigel Ford… Underground, and I think I got my Parka from Millets in 1969…I too remember all the others Nick.
Dave Nattress… What about the Trading Post for the ex.Army gear!! But for the early 70′s smooth phase, yeah, used to come over from Bexhill to Fab Boutique and Huckells for sure. But then broadening it right out, Kensington Market for the Afghan Coats, scoop neck T shirts and Loon Pants.
Matt Thomas… Scorpio
Caz Simpson… Was the Fab Boutique owned by on of the Fisher brothers? Brian? If so the ladies part do it was called She in Queens Road. She was quite high up Queens Road, I think it was upstairs to Fab. Very small but lovely clothes.
Jim Breeds… Yes, bought loads of clothes in there. And Fab. Great days for huge butterfly shirt collars.
Terry Corder… I’ll name 2 if I may. House of the rising sun and a whiter shade of pale. Oh, and peggy sue. Oops, that makes 3.
Phil Gill… Brown Eyed Girl.
Eric Peckham… Anything and everything by the Carpenters. So middle of the road, it should be run over.
Terry Corder… Brown eyed girl. I hate that one as well and Freebird.
Michael Wilson… Anything they play over and over again on Heart Radio. Especially ‘Galway Girl’ by Ed Sheeran.
Alan Esdaile… Loads but Mr Blobby comes to mind.
Eric Peckham… I just want to stick a bullet in my head every time I hear that one.
Terry Huggins… Anything reggae or ska, most punk rock and anything that’s played too often.
Eddie Caffrey… Apart from the obvious ones -long haired lover etc O Lori by Alessi …sooo annoying!!!
Peter Thomson… Y Viva Espana or Una Paloma Blanca. Got me thinking what my problem is with Spain now…
Rick Pentecost… Sweet home bloody Alabama and Freebird
Simon Page… Boo Boo Boo! Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. Life Is Life by Opus.
Peter Antony… I don’t know… I mean there are the obvious ones. But to tell you the truth, I’m probably not that happy with the current top 5, whatever they are this week.
Richard Wood… “Bohemian Ratshit” – pompous, pretentious glam-rock at its worst.
Mandy Wright… The birdy song!!
Eddie Caffrey… Right on Mandy as it falls into the silly category Long haired lover….combine harvester….mr blobby….tellytubbies….bob the builder….
Eugene Hughes… Chocolate crunch and custard was sooooo good.
Mick O’Dowd… That was my fave! My Mum tried everywhere and everyone to get hold of a recipe for it! She did but it wasn’t quite the same. Custard was also a fave with many seconds. I call it institutional custard.
Allyson Breeds… “Tea leaves and Dripping” I don’t think I would like it now though, much too sweet
Julie Findlay-jones… Chocolate sponge chocolate sauce
Roger Simmonds… How about frog spawn i quite liked it😁
Jan Warren… Yuck!!
Trisha Ann… I still like it now
Liz Dees Dianto… Chocolate crunch and pink custard yum
Jan Warren… I actually got the chocolate crunch recipe from one of the school dinner ladies so my mum could make it for us!!
Mick Turner… “Lovely Grub!”
Jan Warren… Loved school puddings!!
Mark Randall… (This always prompts a list of ‘no, it was brilliant ‘ ) ,but …
At junior school such was my loathing of Gypsy Tart, my Mum wrote a note excusing me from eating this sludge ( though the accompanying apple was allowed )
Anita Brett-everest… I make that for Bryan
Peter Webb… Loved them although fifty years ago I remember their sago, semolina, tapioca and rice pudding with brown skin
Wendy Weaver… Didn’t have school dinners after I was about 7 or so when the school secretary (who was my cousin) had a large snail in her cabbage so i missed the puddings
Alan Pepper… Now you’re talking ! What about Jam Sponge with Coconut topping and Custard ? That was my favorite at Junior School .
Lyn Humphrey… There was always more custard than was required…… Mind you, chocolate tart & ‘cream’ was a good one. Never had it frequently enough, though.
Jan Deane… Yes loved the jug of different flavoured custards to go with the sponge puddings – chocolate , strawberry, mint – and also the pink rice pudding. All delicious!
Will Cornell… Is this what they served in your school cafeterias? Then it’s official. The Brits definitely have more class than we do. Our school cafeteria kitchen would have a baseball bust a window and fall into a pot of chili and the cook would just keep stirring….and smoking her cigarette with an ash about 3 in. long.
cuttings supplied by Sarah Harvey
Peter Thomson… I avoided Slik, but Mrs T and I had our first proper date at a gig headlined by Ultravox.
Pete Fairless… Slik, costumes by Lloyd Johnson, if I’m not mistaken…
Lloyd Johnson… Yes! They did buy the baseball stuff from us in Kensington Market…
Daryl Perkins… I remember this gig… Forever and Ever!!
Matt Thomas… Booked my V.I.P ticket already lol