Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Looks like I picked the right night ...

... a trip to Congleton was a "Beartown too far" to be honest - and then the word filtered through that Mossley's game against FC Halifax Town had fallen victim to the weather ...  so I cooked a posh meal instead (chicken, chorizo, leeks,potatoes, mushrooms tomatoes and green peppers) whilst listening to some of the latest EBay purchase which arrived today - a 5 CD set of

... OK I've got "Axe Victim" on vinyl  as well as some of Bill Nelson's later "Red Noise" stuff ... but listening to stuff like "Maid in Heaven" and  "Fair Exchange" brought back quite a few memories - first saw them back in 1974 (at the "Top of the World" in Stafford no less !) supporting Cockney Rebel - and they totally blew Steve Harley et al right off stage ... and they just got better after that. I reckon that's one of the beauties of being old - you're now in a position to fill all those gaps in your music collection ... the ones you couldn't afford to buy when you were young.

PS - Droylsden won 3-2 at Congleton ...

PPS - It rained at work today ... !!

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