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Wide Night

1986-87 In September 1986, about 4 months after Temperance Club started on Thursdays at the Hacienda, Dave Haslam took over the Saturday night with Dean Johnson, a soul…

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Sam Sams

Sam Sams used to share its premises with Salmon Cabs and for years, the place was a late-night haven of safety and sustenance in Hulme. Salmon Cabs was…

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Yargo – Carrying Mine – 1986

Can’t pay the rent Got no job Roof leaks bad Some folk want me dead Events they come And days go by People pray While others cry I’m…

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The Oxford Road Show

By Geraldine In 1984 I found out that you could get in at the BBC, for free, to be in the audience of The Oxford Road Show. As…

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Identity & Budget Cool

Contains adverts from Debris Fanzine, 1985-87 These ads for Identity clothes shops are taken from copies of Debris, an indie music fanzine, from the mid-80s. There are no…

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Carmel Bad Day

By Geraldine This song was made in 1983 when the rockabilly look was all the rage – I tried to have this look but my hair would never…

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400 Blows Movin’

I heard this track in clubs… specifically I remember hearing it at Black Rhythms at Manchester Poly. I found out the name of the band and the track…

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The Fall & Michael Clark

By Geraldine I discovered The Fall when I went to see Michael Clark and his dancers performing in Manchester to a soundtrack by the group in 1984. The…