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Forum: Heritage and History 28-09-2017, 12:46
Replies: 28
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Posted By dublomad
Re: Air raid shelter

I know that this thread is a few years old but you were all talking about the air raid shelter at the end of Perth Street on the path that leads up to Bullough Park. Well in the late fifties, early...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 23-04-2015, 21:46
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi All. Haven't been on here for a while, but thought I would do an update on the Soundcasters. We are now back on the road and doing a 50th Anniversary 'Tour' of Acci. Pop Club, Brooks, Platts,...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 08-10-2012, 21:26
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Yes, sorry cashy, it is this Saturday in October, don't know where I got August from ----- old age perhaps. See you then, hopefully. Tony.
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 07-10-2012, 21:38
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi All, Haven't been on for ages, as we have had a serious illness in the band. However the New Soundcasters are now officially back on the road and have been joined by Trevor Gardner on lead guitar,...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 20-11-2010, 20:13
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Heidi, I am so sorry to hear the news, wow that was a shock. I knew he'd been ill for a long time, but I didn't expect this. I never knew him that well in the 60's, more by reputation, but I did...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 10-11-2010, 12:00
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev. My son Darren has seen a Les Paul he wants, so he is about to put his Telecaster on ebay. As you mentioned you were interested in one I thought I'd let you know. My phone number is...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 08-11-2010, 00:47
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev. Forgot to mention it last night, bui if ever you fancy having a look down the Stanley on a Monday for the jam night, let me know and I,ll meet up with ya. T
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 07-11-2010, 22:43
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Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev, Cashy, Angela and Keith. Thanks for all turnin' up last night, was really good to see you. When you see Fran again Trev, tell him thanks, as it's a bit of a trek from Ingle, pity he couldn't...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 31-10-2010, 21:17
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Be good to see you both again on Saturday cashy. Tell your good lady It's s nice to know somebody was impressed!! All the best T.
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 30-10-2010, 23:06
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev. Nice to know you're still alive and well. Where has everyone gone??? Thought the site had shut down. Haven't been playing but we're back at Bash Con Nov 6th and at the Alma on 4th December....
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 30-10-2010, 20:37
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Al. You won't remember me I'm sure, I was the vocalist in the Soundcasters, think we've played with you a couple of times in the distant past. This site was buzzing a couple of months ago,...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 04-10-2010, 21:20
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi All. When we were in Spain we went up to Benidorm and stayed on a Thursday night. Must be one of the only nights Wammy doesn't play! We found the bar, Rock and Roll house at the North end of Beni....
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 04-10-2010, 21:00
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev. Glad you had a good night. We played unplugged, think we were better than with all the gear!! I did call in at the globe at half seven on my way to Blackburn, thought you might be havin' a...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 01-10-2010, 20:49
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi everyone, I am now, unfortunately back from sunny Spain and enjoying the beautiful Baxenden weather! Been back for a week and half really, but it's took so long to catch up workwise, I've only...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 19-08-2010, 19:40
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev. Haven't packed the suitcase yet, we got a private gig at Blackburn Golf Club on Saturday, wifes staying at home to pack. I was in Eric's today, looking for a monitor ( not the lizard)! Brian...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 19-08-2010, 18:57
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hiya Jim. Even more photos, you must have loads - keep em comin'. I envy your time down at the Watermill, sounds like every bands' dream. I first met the Warriors about '58 when I was 8, Jon and...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 19-08-2010, 18:42
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Jaysay. I knew Steve very well. His mum and dad were Brenda and Alf (Alf also suffered from chest complaints), They used to have a toffee 'n train shop across from King Georges Hall around where...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 17-08-2010, 20:19
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Jim. As you've probably seen, I met Trevor on Saturday night for the first time in 40 odd years, it was good to share some memories. I thought you were perhaps the only Scorcher I would have...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 16-08-2010, 21:25
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Good to know the boss has recovered, hope she enjoyed what she can remember. Good to meet you both, will let you know when the next one is and we can meet up again Cheers Tony.
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 16-08-2010, 18:09
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Sorry to hear about your son Taggy, perhaps you can tell me about it sometime. I'll keep you posted on the next local gig. All the best. Tony
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 15-08-2010, 23:22
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Sorry you didn't make it taggy, you missed a good night, it would have been nice to put a third face to a name. Next time maybe. Cheers Tony
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 15-08-2010, 23:17
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Trev.Good to chat about the old days last night, glad you enjoyed it, and like you said, good to put a face to a name, even though we have met numerous times in the past, 45 years past!!! We know...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 15-08-2010, 23:05
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi Cashy. Really good to see you and Paris? on Saturday, glad to know you enjoyed it. Sorry I was still playing when you left and didn't get chance to see you off. hope the better half is OK now. It...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 14-08-2010, 11:28
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi trev. Yep, it is a long time ago. Has anyone got the book 'Goin' Down to Th'imp' by Steve Chapples from Burnley? Apart from giving a history of the Imp, there is a full record of who played there...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 14-08-2010, 11:22
Replies: 729
Views: 80,354
Posted By dublomad
Re: ACCY POP GROUPS 1960s

Hi James. Can't say we ever played with the Atlantics, but we certainly played with Kudos and Ways and Means and ran into So On and So Forth quite a few times. We had some good nights at Nelson Imp,...
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