Pages: 1 ... 8 9 10 [11] 12   Go Down
Print
Author Topic: Nostalgia! Remembering the 70's  (Read 4731 times)
Peter Venkman
Tesco Value John Motson

Offline Offline

Posts: 41433


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.



« Reply #150 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 17:56:57 »

Saw them at the Oasis. Not sure if it was late 70s or early 80s. My first ďpop concertĒ.
I saw them in 2014 in Taunton on their 50th anniversary tour, they were ok but didn't play any of the great songs from the late 70's early 80s at all, like a Taste of aggro, Live in trouble or the Highworth Cowboy.
Logged

And I wonder do you wonder
While you're sleeping with your whore
Messing with our history
Is like licking running sores
Forty shades of Power
Sixty shades of Dolph
Heroes being sold for cheap
Price, a bullet in the head
Banker

Offline Offline

Posts: 153


On The Bank




Ignore
« Reply #151 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 19:21:29 »

Seemingly, every bag of crisps back then contained a small blue sack of salt with a twisty top.
Logged
Jimmy Quinn

Offline Offline

Posts: 4207





Ignore
« Reply #152 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 22:18:30 »

Then along came an ingenious invention called a 'ring pull ' !!.

I think you had to be around in the 70's to realise how difficult I thought was to open a party 7


* IMG_3770.JPG (118.91 KB, 818x1080 - viewed 26 times.)
Logged
donkey
Cheers!

Offline Offline

Posts: 6627


He headed a football.




Ignore
« Reply #153 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 23:14:56 »

My old man was based in Aden, Jordan and Oman in the services, but that was back in the 50's doing his National Service, he was with the Glorious Glosters.

Did he fight in Korea with them? Their story in Korea is frankly remarkable.
Logged

donkey tells the truth

I headed the ball.

eeeeeeeeeeeeeee-aaaaaaaawwwwwww
Legends-Lounge

Online Online

Posts: 4141

Non PC straight talking tory Brexit voter on this




Ignore
« Reply #154 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 23:25:53 »

I think you had to be around in the 70's to realise how difficult I thought was to open a party 7

Yes, you really needed one of those tin can/bottle openers to punch a triangular hole epithet side to get a result.
Logged
Jimmy Quinn

Offline Offline

Posts: 4207





Ignore
« Reply #155 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 23:38:02 »

I think we were desperate once and used a hammer & 4 inch nail😀
Logged
Legends-Lounge

Online Online

Posts: 4141

Non PC straight talking tory Brexit voter on this




Ignore
« Reply #156 on: Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 23:49:41 »

I think we were desperate once and used a hammer & 4 inch nail😀

Screwdrivers were also a good weapon of choice.
Logged
Jimmy Quinn

Offline Offline

Posts: 4207





Ignore
« Reply #157 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 00:40:08 »

 Pint Pint
Logged
RedRag

Offline Offline

Posts: 2581





Ignore
« Reply #158 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 08:16:47 »

I think you had to be around in the 70's to realise how difficult I thought was to open a party 7
Always thought Watneys Red Barrel was shit.

This may be because those Party 7s, once opened, had been handy but camouflaging receptacles for cigarette butts at the rather naff parties I attended.
Logged
Peter Venkman
Tesco Value John Motson

Offline Offline

Posts: 41433


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.



« Reply #159 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 10:28:12 »

Did he fight in Korea with them? Their story in Korea is frankly remarkable.
He was in Korea and proudly wore his Korean medal. He never spoke about it though.
Logged

And I wonder do you wonder
While you're sleeping with your whore
Messing with our history
Is like licking running sores
Forty shades of Power
Sixty shades of Dolph
Heroes being sold for cheap
Price, a bullet in the head
Legends-Lounge

Online Online

Posts: 4141

Non PC straight talking tory Brexit voter on this




Ignore
« Reply #160 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:02:51 »

He was in Korea and proudly wore his Korean medal. He never spoke about it though.

My old chap was in Korea. A Sapper. Got injured with a bit of rock shrapnel when they came under mortar attack, nothing to serious but enough to be withdrawn from the front line.
Logged
Peter Venkman
Tesco Value John Motson

Offline Offline

Posts: 41433


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.



« Reply #161 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:21:47 »

My old chap was in Korea. A Sapper. Got injured with a bit of rock shrapnel when they came under mortar attack, nothing to serious but enough to be withdrawn from the front line.
Its almost the forgotten war, nobody ever talks about it and for those there it was appalling, like I said my old man never spoke about it whereas he loved to talk about Aden and the Oman and saying how unimpressive Petra was back then and how he kept pet scorpions in matchboxes!
Logged

And I wonder do you wonder
While you're sleeping with your whore
Messing with our history
Is like licking running sores
Forty shades of Power
Sixty shades of Dolph
Heroes being sold for cheap
Price, a bullet in the head
horlock07

Online Online

Posts: 14573


Lives in Northern Bastard Outpost




Ignore
« Reply #162 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:22:29 »

My old man was based in Aden, Jordan and Oman in the services, but that was back in the 50's doing his National Service, he was with the Glorious Glosters.

Christ he got around, when my old man was doing his National Service in the 50's he didn't get much beyond Hereford, seemed to spend most of the time playing basketball!
Logged
Peter Venkman
Tesco Value John Motson

Offline Offline

Posts: 41433


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.



« Reply #163 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:39:14 »

Christ he got around, when my old man was doing his National Service in the 50's he didn't get much beyond Hereford, seemed to spend most of the time playing basketball!
My dad was in the forces from 47 to 53 and got to staff sergeant and was head of the motor pool for the Gloucestershire regiment so had to go wherever they needed equipment.

He was based in Imjin Barracks for the first 3 months (obviously before it was called that!) and then went everywhere they fought or defended.

I have a couple of his photos from the middle east but nothing from Korea at all, sitting on his Scammells and Centurian tanks.

These are the only pics I have scanned so far on my PC, the bottom 2 are from Aden.

Logged

And I wonder do you wonder
While you're sleeping with your whore
Messing with our history
Is like licking running sores
Forty shades of Power
Sixty shades of Dolph
Heroes being sold for cheap
Price, a bullet in the head
Legends-Lounge

Online Online

Posts: 4141

Non PC straight talking tory Brexit voter on this




Ignore
« Reply #164 on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:53:09 »

Its almost the forgotten war, nobody ever talks about it and for those there it was appalling, like I said my old man never spoke about it whereas he loved to talk about Aden and the Oman and saying how unimpressive Petra was back then and how he kept pet scorpions in matchboxes!

Yeah, the forgotten war is what it is generally known as. He also went to Japan and Cyprus, maybe other places but Iím not aware of them and as heís passed away Iíll never know unless I did out his service record.
Logged
Pages: 1 ... 8 9 10 [11] 12   Go Up
Print
Jump to: