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Christopher

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1960s Music scene in Manchester
« on: 04:57:25, 31/05/08 »
The Manchester area has nurtured thousands of musical acts, ranging in styles as diverse as Freddie and The Dreamers and Oasis. Although many have been adopted on a national scale, others have managed to stir only local interest before their eventual demise

Are you able to add info to the site - memories of groups, clubs, venues, music shops, anything! You don't have to have been in a group - just lived and clubbed around Manchester area in the 60s!! Any contributions always gratefully received and noted.
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #1 on: 12:48:08, 25/08/08 »
Noticed you used the word 'group' - when did they start calling themselves a 'band'?
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #2 on: 17:40:15, 25/08/08 »
hi celeste what do you thinf of johnny marr?ex smiths guitar?

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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #3 on: 18:04:54, 25/08/08 »
He is very talented - and not bad looking either, do you think he is better than Morrissey?
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #4 on: 19:20:36, 25/08/08 »
I think that he is a good guitar and a good composer.the voice of morrisey is great.together were fantastic.

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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #5 on: 19:32:24, 25/08/08 »
Morrissey spends a lot of time in America he has a house next door to Nancy Sinatra, wrote her a song too.
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #6 on: 19:57:51, 25/08/08 »

what dou you think of clash?long time ago.i am getting old.

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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #7 on: 20:02:19, 25/08/08 »
They are ok have they split up?
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #8 on: 20:14:48, 25/08/08 »
yes they have,unfortunately. :)

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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #9 on: 20:17:51, 25/08/08 »
other Manchester bands, The Stone Roses, Boo Radleys, and of course Oasis, I like 'Don't look back in Anger'
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #10 on: 20:34:43, 25/08/08 »
do you mean dont look at the past and go on?

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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #11 on: 20:42:42, 25/08/08 »
'Don't look back in anger' is a hit song by Oasis, it does have a moral as you say
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #12 on: 07:30:55, 26/08/08 »
Manchester has raised so many brilliant bands/groups and lyricists its hard to know where to start. but as your subject matter is the music scene in manchester in the 1960s I am slightly at a loss. My dad did take me to the Twisted Wheel club when i was very little, probably where my love of soul comes from now. Nice to know its being re-opened.
Peter Noone went to the same school as my mum.. as did Umberto who is/was a DJ on Piccadilly radio now Magic.

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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #13 on: 14:51:08, 26/08/08 »
I wondered where Umberto had gone, welcome to the forum Lorna, do you know waht James Stannidge is doing now, he and Umberto used to work at the same radio station in the nineties.
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Re: 1960s Music scene in Manchester
« Reply #14 on: 16:05:26, 26/08/08 »
As far as i know James Stannidge is working for a london radio station as a shock-jock. apart from that i know little else as i no longer am living in manchester.  >:(