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Old 12-06-2018, 03:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Pete Shelley RIP

Another legend from my youth is gone.


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Old 12-06-2018, 03:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Damn. He had the big jams. R.I.P.

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Old 12-06-2018, 04:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Man, this hurts.
Always BIG love for The Buzzcocks.
One of the best live shows I've ever seen.
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Old 12-06-2018, 04:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Man, this hurts.
Always BIG love for The Buzzcocks.
One of the best live shows I've ever seen.
I saw them once.
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Old 12-06-2018, 06:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Damn. I don't have a history with them or anything but Singles Going Steady is a top 10 punk or pop album.
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Their run of singles in the late 70s is hard to beat
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:48 AM   #7 (permalink)
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they played down the street from me when I was 18 and I had to be forcibly removed from the bar when I sneaked in

my love for them can't be overstated, even though it's obviously not of my time
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Old 12-07-2018, 09:10 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Damn. I don't have a history with them or anything but Singles Going Steady is a top 10 punk or pop album.
Definitely. One song in particular from that album ("Something's Gone Wrong Again") has been a persistent earworm for me since 1979. Every time I've broken an egg yoke while frying an egg over the past 39 years, the line "tried to fry an egg, broke the yoke, no joke" pops into my head every ****ing time.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:56 AM   #9 (permalink)
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aww no the Buzzcocks were the best. I love how vulnerable the lyrics could be, didn't happen much in early punk as far as I know
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they played down the street from me when I was 18 and I had to be forcibly removed from the bar when I sneaked in

my love for them can't be overstated, even though it's obviously not of my time
Did you at least get to see them?
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