Category Archives: 80s

Mine’s Is The Last Voice You Will Ever Hear!

A couple of weeks ago JC and I were talking about nothing in particular between bands at the Spector gig at the Wah Wah hut, when he mentioned the Dorian Linksey book, 33 Revolutions Per Minute and in particular the Frankie Goes … Continue reading

Posted in 80s, FGTH, Nuclear War | 6 Comments

Guitars, We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Guitars

I have decreed that it is 80’s weekend, well in my little world anyway. By the 80’s I don’t mean the usual take on it, the nonsense that was New Romantic, Duran Duran and all that pish. Nor do I … Continue reading

Posted in 80s, Dance, House Music | 3 Comments

Soulcialism For The Masses

As another week of meetings, talk of EPS & End of Year results and other such corporate bullshit looms, how about a bit of angry yet soulful mid 80’s idealism to put it all into perspective. Well at least we’re … Continue reading

Posted in 80s, Politics, Redskins, Thatcher | 5 Comments

Mixing Pop and Politics

The mid to late 80’s were a good time if you were an earnest young man with lofty ideals and a rudimentary knowledge of politics and class struggle. Not so good if you were a miner, shipyard employee, steel worker … Continue reading

Posted in 80s, Billy Bragg, Thatcher | 4 Comments