The Jukes – Live At The Palace Bars Hastings 1987

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supplied by Andy Knight

featuring Andy Bannister, Andy Knight, Phil Gill and Rick Mead.

Nicholas Randall… Jukes LP live at palace recorded Hastings sept 1987 at pig in paradise
Dont know much about the band but its amazing album

Phil Gill… they were a bunch of drunken ruffians who set up a tape machine at a gig and made a record out of the resulting noises. (And thanks for endorsing the album!)

Nick Foster… I’ve got an original cassette recording of the album entitled “Proposed Jukes Album – 2nd Generation copy. The band were very popular in and around Hastings in the 80’s. Andy Bannister’s party trick was to hold the last note of Handbags & Gladrags while the band played the chorus again. Always sounded amazing and the audience cheered him on but when you listen to the recording you realise just how difficult it was for him.
Great times at the Pig in the 80’s.

Pete Prescott… I’ve got this album ! Great stuff !

Phil Gill… Pete, I’ve got a few too.

Alex Knight… Phil, I’ve now got it electronically!! Along with the few vinyls!! Absolutely loved this album!

Phil Gill… Glad you like it Alex, I think there’s a certain energy to it which we were able to capture on the night.

Alex Knight… it’s an amazing album, and possibly the best version of handbags and gladrags I’ve heard. Take me shake me was also a personal favourite of mine!

Alan Esdaile…  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYkIU9uGhTg&t=394s

Ann Gill… I won one in a raffle, I said they could re draw as I already had it . Great album though

Ken Hatch… I think the odd vinyl might still be available from Andy Knight

 

Positive Routes – Pig In Paradise Palace Bars 1985

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photos supplied by Tim White  http://www.whitehouse2002.co.uk

Steve Todd guitar, Tim White bass/vocals, Pete Wooley percussion, Mick Mattess drums, Charlie Garrioch sax, John Plummer trumpet, Sally & Shirley backing vocals, Jimmy Osho lead vocals.

Gerry Fortsch… I remember playing at the PIG in the eighties with the Hippo band, we always started off with medium tempo songs and eased into more upbeat numbers later in the evening after people had indulged in a few beers and got a little rocking. On this one evening the PIG was fairly full of French students that wanted to bop from the beginning, we were all knackered by eleven o’clock.

Jon Nurse… Where’s Jimmy now?

Nick Foster… I’ve got 2 original vinyls of Positive Routes single African Connection / Tomorrow. Published on the Pig in Paradise label. I remember their gigs at the Pig – always amazing.

Claire Prime… My parents are in these photos !

Andy Pooley… Tim Charlie and Steve I remember

Richard Poulter… I remember the band

Chloe Loake… Claire, ook at our mums! Xx

Paul Saxby… Went to school with Jimmy Osho at Priory Road

 

Hastings International Folk Festival 22nd May – 25th May 1987

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supplied by Mick Mepham

Also appeared Titus and Friends,  Blowabella, Ralph McTell, The Kipper Family, Barry Dransfield, Cecil Sharp, Ashley Hutchings, Bonnie Shalijean and loads more. Gigs at various venues and events took place throughout the town.

Robert Searle… Saw Tom Paxton at the Congress Eastbourne .The place was nearly empty ,so embarrassing for him and the audience. A really nice folky who i liked in the early sixties.

Will Cornell… I’d do anything to be able to see Blowzabella. They’ve played S.America a lot, but nary a nod to the ol’ USA. On my top 5 list of faves. Oh well, I do correspond with one of the guys quite a lot on matters re: Hurdy Gurdy!