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by adlop
Wed Sep 05, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

I still don't know what "shoegazing" may mean! Shoegazing is a genre of alternative rock that emerged from the United Kingdom in the late 1980s. It lasted until the mid 1990s, peaking circa 1990 to 1991. The British music press (notably NME and Melody Maker) called this genre "shoegazing" because t...
by adlop
Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

cj wrote:My ultimate fave, which I would like at my funeral, is Bernard Cribbins singing Right Said Fred. http://www.gladding.com/rsf/Right_Said_Fred.mp3
I was sure this was going to be Bernard singing I'm too sexy but alas no and while this version is truly great I think my idea is better.
by adlop
Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

'Hopes and Fears' - Keane, M'lud I refer my learned colleague to the comments made previously referring to taste in music and I have to say people in glass houses..... That reminds me, still need to get some digital Spear of Destiny ...... If you get stuck (and it's not breaking forum rules to offe...
by adlop
Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

I could list a lot of Ash's and Adam's post, and pointing out their 'not so good' choices Oh go on, go on go on go on go on.... For band names, you would have to go far to beat the erstwhile Charlie Hazlewood's Technicolor Yawn The same person presenting the Proms at the weekend....how his guests w...
by adlop
Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

PPS Its nice to shoot the breeze with people from my year, all those years ago.. Thanks for that...(although I didn't really know you Adam all that well) :D Its also nice to know that people over 30 still have good taste in music too... What with your Arctic Klaxons, The Viewers, The Gossipers and ...
by adlop
Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

checked the band out Ash, liked the tracks on the site though the new single was actually my least favourite.
by adlop
Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

I remember seeing Reuben at a Ride gig (At the Zap in Brighton) many moons ago ;) I was at one of their gigs at the Zap club along with Kim Willcocks and Jonny Boston. Boo Radleys were supporting. Great gig Lets not forget Duda'z band with Gupp... This Leather Wedding HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA oh I ...
by adlop
Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

HAHA I have a couple of tapes too, need to get them form my parents house and see how fantastic we were! Good to hear from you to. I've lost touch with most people as well though I still regularly see Ian and pass messages to Craig infrequently, so that's most of the band and if you're in touch weit...
by adlop
Wed Aug 29, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

HOFF HOFF HOFF How the devil are you? What you doin, where are you etc etc etc??? How could I forget House at Pooh Corner, what an awful name what was i thinking? Heady mix of The cure, the smiths, spear of destiny and REM. Elsewhere on here Craig and I reminisced about singing Liberator.... IIIIIII...
by adlop
Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:09 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Films in Big School
Replies: 86
Views: 8009

Films in the 80's (well 82-89 while I was there) were shown in the Theatre on a Sunday night. The films were orgnaised by Roger Martin and though I was invovled in the theatre I never got involved in the set up of films. Though it did mean we got to go into the theatre first and choose the best seat...
by adlop
Tue Jul 31, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Happy Birthday, Craig
Replies: 17
Views: 1584

Thanks, my birthday was always in the last week of Term before I went to CH, and the it usually was on the last couple of days of Scouts Summer Camp of D of E expeditions while I was there. speaking of scouts isn't that a coincidence as I just happpened across this picture via a very odd route on t...
by adlop
Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

Now you have reminded me I remember you shouting it, but I can't remember who to - was it someone like Dom? It was Rick Slater, the trade off was I got to say B*****d and he got to shout potato head in a welsh accent, a sly dig at Taffy Williams. Thanks Craig. Have plugged amp into macbook. Hope it...
by adlop
Wed Jul 25, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

anyone remembers them The Bolshoi Not only do I remember The Bolshoi I bought the re-issued Friends album just a couple of weeks ago and was listneing to it in the car yesterday! I remember those days when each house had to put on a piece in chapel. We played Depeche Mode People are People after do...
by adlop
Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Attila the Stockbroker
Replies: 25
Views: 3132

Atilla The Stockbroker is fantastic, Airstrip One is one of my favourites of his.
by adlop
Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Fashions in Music at CH
Replies: 139
Views: 17979

Great Plum wrote:a lot of it was that tiresome Mcing stuff where you just shout over beats...
which is what the original rapping was. Music, like history just goes in circles. It's like goths today, it makes me smile to see them and remember some of the dodgy clothes and haircuts people had in our time.