Saturday, 24 November 2012

Life at nearly 70 there is hope for all of us


Maybe there is hope for us all, just a thought having picked up on the Rolling Stones fiftieth anniversary.

I remember a while back that Kent on Sunday newspaper ran, a who is the greatest person to have been associated with Kent type feature, I cannot remember who won or even those on the running, but my choice would have been Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

Music of course is personal choice but even so, what joy to hear some old boys, making after fifty years, a marvelous noise, with this track, Doom & Gloom. Enjoy but please note this contains "adult themes" so children please select this version.

Generally you have to be dead to be considered great but for me the Stones are still fresh even touching seventy, and still capable of shockingly good music, God bless.

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  1. I thought an even more impressive 50th anniversary / farewell tour was the one Cliff Richard and The Shadows did 3 years ago, still looking and sounding in great shape (Hank & Bruce even do the high kicks in 'F.B.I.'). Better still is Chuck Berry though: he recently celebrated his 86th birthday by attending his own tribute concert (and duckwalking across the stage), and has yet another European tour booked for 2013.

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    1. Peter, all good stuff but since when were Cliff Richards, Hank & Bruce or Chuck Berry from Kent? Surely the item was about the greatest person from Kent so names like Cowdrey, Wolfe or Heath could fit the bill, but Chuck Berry, unless of course there was another one who sold winkles from a stall in Margate.

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  3. Well mainly if anything it was about, the world's greatest rock and roll band.

    I just wish I'd been able to have seen them at the O2 and for a bag of sand, a seat looked pretty cheap.

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    1. The world's greatest rock and roll band? I saw no mention of Showaddywaddy...

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    2. And you won't, I think the band you refer to a
      were mediocre at best,I saw them at dreamland ballroom for free and frankly they overpriced the show

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    3. They played there at least 3 times: 1st September 1973 (their first ever professional gig as Showaddywaddy, prior to recording any records!), 23rd August 1974 & 31st December 1974... after that they they started doing their Margate shows at The Winter Gardens instead.

      I do like The Rolling Stones alot, but I'm not sure I'd call them a rock & roll band, a tag they hated themselves in the early days by insisting they're a rhythm & blues band (I hate all this later rebranding, even a pop group like The Beatles are now referred to as a "rock band")...

      Did The Dave Clark Five ever play in Margate?

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  4. Like your style from one 60,s child to another.

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