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by Alan M
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: November meeting
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Views: 3865

November meeting

Our final "formal" meeting for 2019 will take place on Wednesday 13th November. Guest speaker Alan Mannings will, as usual, be the final guest speaker of the year and this time around will be taking a look at the rhythm and blues aspect of the British Invasion, including a brief history of the blues...
by Alan M
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: For Elvis completists!!
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Views: 4044

For Elvis completists!!

Live 1969 is a brand new Elvis Presley 11CD box set that marks the 50th anniversary of his performances at the International Hotel in Las Vegas. Returning to the stage for the first time in eight years, the 1969 Vegas run saw Presley perform 57 sold-out shows and the live debut of ‘Suspicious Minds’...
by Alan M
Sat May 04, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: Club Meeting, Wed 8th May
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Views: 4600

Club Meeting, Wed 8th May

We have a terrific guest lined up for our next meeting. With sincere thanks to Michael O'Rourke our guest will be legendary Perth musician and now successful crime writer, Dave Warner. Dave, of course, first came to our notice in the late 1970's with his unique brand of suburban rock with song lyric...
by Alan M
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: April meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 4212

April meeting

Just a reminder that the April meeting is on this Wednesday, April 10th. Our guest speaker will be James Anfuso who publishes books in bespoke and limited editions. Four years ago he produced a three volume history of Australian rock music posters and he also wrote a highly regarded biography of Jef...
by Alan M
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: Jerry Lee Lewis unwell
Replies: 1
Views: 2871

Jerry Lee Lewis unwell

Breaking news on Saturday 2nd March... Jerry Lee Lewis, one of the last Rock and Roll legends of the 1950s, has suffered a stroke. In a statement, his Facebook page reveals, Last night, Jerry Lee Lewis suffered a minor stroke. He is with his family, recuperating in Memphis and the doctors expect a f...
by Alan M
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: Rock'n'Roll Photo & Video Memory Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 11962

Re: Rock'n'Roll Photo & Video Memory Thread

JD wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:16 pm
Perth's own and our sweetheart, Kelly Green on Bandstand

Wow!! Amazing, And good quality too.
by Alan M
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: Help needed regarding Roy Orbison
Replies: 1
Views: 2831

Help needed regarding Roy Orbison

I have a home compiled Roy Orbison CD and on it is his version of the Jay and The Americans' Come A Little Bit Closer. I have done exhaustive research on the net and can't find when this was recorded and/or released. There's no mention of it in the discography section of his biography, Dark Star eit...
by Alan M
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: Demise of 78 Records Store
Replies: 2
Views: 3287

Re: Demise of 78 Records Store

Must admit I haven't been there since they were near His Majesty's, which must be a couple of locations ago. I too remember traipsing up the stairs in Forrest Place in the early 70's!
I second J.S.'s sentiment about wishing the staff all the best for the future.
by Alan M
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: Tony Joe White passes
Replies: 0
Views: 4704

Tony Joe White passes

Sad news coming through that the legendary "swamp rocker" Tony Joe White has suffered a fatal heart attack. He was 75. He had to cancel a tour of Australia scheduled for earlier this month because of a bulging disc in his back but the heart attack was sudden and unrelated to his other condition. Apa...
by Alan M
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Music Discussion
Topic: The Music Quiz
Replies: 6
Views: 5532

Re: The Music Quiz

You are correct admin....so we await your question!!