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  Topic: Joe Strummer
appyammer

Replies: 54
Views: 23347

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:43 pm   Subject: Joe Strummer
I like The Clash but not all sets the world alight and doing Specialized 4 ,The Clash as its theme, has been great to see what people do with their versions. Something im very sure Joe would like to h ...
  Topic: Joe Strummer
appyammer

Replies: 54
Views: 23347

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 6:21 pm   Subject: Joe Strummer
I'm a bit "meh" about London Calling now. In fact only "The Clash" would be on my desert island albums. From London calling:

London Calling
Jimmy Jazz
Wrong 'Em Boyo (a cover)
Rudie Can't Fail
...
  Topic: Pauline Black, Brian Eno and others supporting Jeremy Corbyn
appyammer

Replies: 13
Views: 7001

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 7:00 pm   Subject: Pauline Black, Brian Eno and others supporting Jeremy Corbyn
Whatever Corbyn has or hasn't done, the UK desperately needs a Labour party that is at least capable of being considered for election. If/when Scotland severs away then we effectively will be left wit ...
  Topic: Madstock CD and DVD
appyammer

Replies: 6
Views: 8078

PostForum: Who's who of current Ska ?   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:50 pm   Subject: Madstock CD and DVD
This is the set I got a while back (£12 in Sainsburys at the time) - got it purely for the DVD as the CDs I already had/have everything in about 4 different formats!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Guided- ...
  Topic: Madstock CD and DVD
appyammer

Replies: 6
Views: 8078

PostForum: Who's who of current Ska ?   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 2:03 pm   Subject: Madstock CD and DVD
Link

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Madstock-CD-DVD-Madness/dp/B013P0C9KK

I got the DVD out of Sainsburys a couple of years back as part of a CD+DVD set (the CDs was a greatest hits not Madstock). I wo ...
  Topic: whats happening with toots !
appyammer

Replies: 3
Views: 2621

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 5:33 pm   Subject: whats happening with toots !
I remember reading that Toots asked the judge not to pass a custodial sentence regarding the criminal charge - but he (the judge) did anyway. As I understand there is also a civil suit for around $20 ...
  Topic: The Specials / Vive Le Rock (US Tour 1980) 6 pages
appyammer

Replies: 7
Views: 4698

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:33 pm   Subject: The Specials / Vive Le Rock (US Tour 1980) 6 pages
I wonder how many of these they'll shift. I understand the dedicated collector market, and I suppose if you were buying them for the frst time you might as well get the latest and greatest. but how ma ...
  Topic: Jerry takes part in big demo this Sat
appyammer

Replies: 41
Views: 23414

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:06 pm   Subject: Jerry takes part in big demo this Sat
ANyone who has actually witnessed a news-worthy event - and then seen how it is reported by the press/TV will know not to take the news as gospel.

On the original post, I think the reason there is ...
  Topic: Jimmy Cliff on Jools Holland
appyammer

Replies: 7
Views: 3670

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 2:23 pm   Subject: Jimmy Cliff on Jools Holland
Yep - what a top bloke.

The Harder they come - probably my favourite film soundtrack:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dm6SN8cKSUU

The bit in the film where Jimmy is watching Toots & The M ...
  Topic: The Labour Party
appyammer

Replies: 18
Views: 9319

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:49 pm   Subject: The Labour Party
They are as bad as each other on all sides....this is my (Tory MP). He lives nearer London than me, is f***ing useless and has milked the expenses to kingdom come. Somehow me and millions of others ma ...
  Topic: The Labour Party
appyammer

Replies: 18
Views: 9319

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:14 pm   Subject: The Labour Party
Kaufman is one of many who tried and failed/succeeded robbing the taxpayer. Shows that greed and self-serving is rife all over the commons.

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2009/may/30/mps-expen ...
  Topic: The Labour Party
appyammer

Replies: 18
Views: 9319

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 8:08 pm   Subject: The Labour Party
Yeah Dennis Skinner sprung to mind for me too.

Tony Benn is one of the few politicians you got the sense he actually believed what he was saying, even if you disagreed with it. Bit like Churchill i ...
  Topic: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
appyammer

Replies: 26
Views: 10737

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:57 pm   Subject: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
Harry posted that before I saw your post - good news and a bit of humour all round mate.
  Topic: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
appyammer

Replies: 26
Views: 10737

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 7:57 pm   Subject: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
Just to lighten the mood - this is how we handle things at the proper end of London.........

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12KJuj5ofco
  Topic: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
appyammer

Replies: 26
Views: 10737

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:15 pm   Subject: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
The bloke speaks very well but its nothing to do with the point I was (obviously badly) trying to make on the original article in the post.

We have a massive problem globally, but in terms of Europ ...
  Topic: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
appyammer

Replies: 26
Views: 10737

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:26 pm   Subject: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
The original post says that (unnamed) islamic communities report a rise since the Paris attacks in 2015 - not 9/11.

My point is that the "phobia" tag is a nice way of stamping out any criticism of ...
  Topic: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
appyammer

Replies: 26
Views: 10737

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:04 pm   Subject: Ban racists / from social media, anti-Semitism report says
"So today's call may also be welcomed by Muslim communities, facing what they say is a rise in Islamophobia following the Paris attacks"

...what a load of bollocks - ask the Jews in Denmark and Fra ...
  Topic: Not in front of the telly / Warning over 'listening' TV
appyammer

Replies: 5
Views: 3030

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:16 pm   Subject: Not in front of the telly / Warning over 'listening' TV
Bedroom telly is a Samsung - not sure what they are going to do with "No/Get Off/Its not your birthday"
  Topic: Ahmed Merabet R.I.P
appyammer

Replies: 4
Views: 2669

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:50 pm   Subject: Ahmed Merabet R.I.P
I disagree, preaching tolerance is pointless when dealing with brianwashed nutters, like any of them would listen. There's no negotiation possible here, and the government has to stop pretending that ...
  Topic: Ahmed Merabet R.I.P
appyammer

Replies: 4
Views: 2669

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:59 am   Subject: Ahmed Merabet R.I.P
RIP all the victims, but I agree we take the old bill for granted. The people goading them on marches and complaining about them are often the first to run to them when things go wrong.

On the maga ...
 
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