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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Thu 25 Apr 2019 - 21:42

There was a Glastonbury Festival that ran from 1914 to 1925,

Wakopedia wrote:
The festivals ended ignominiously when Boughton's backers withdrew funds following a scandalous production of his Nativity opera Bethlehem in London. In sympathy with the miners and the ongoing General Strike, the production had Jesus born in a miner's cottage with King Herod as a top-hatted capitalist and his soldiers in police uniforms.
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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Tue 30 Apr 2019 - 19:04

On Wikipedia, the band Budgie are listed as having had 19 different lineups. gasp

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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Tue 30 Apr 2019 - 19:12

There's no one in Yes who played on the first Yes album.

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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Tue 30 Apr 2019 - 21:47

Marc Bolan was j*wish!
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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Wed 1 May 2019 - 21:22

There was no one called Barclay James in Barclay James Harvest!
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Post by Fangirl Three on Wed 1 May 2019 - 21:24

Next you'll be telling us Alan Partridge had nothing to do with the Alan Partridge Project.
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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Wed 1 May 2019 - 21:26

I dare not check.
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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Mon 6 May 2019 - 20:34

The 'E' on Barrett is inverted:

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That font should look like

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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Mon 6 May 2019 - 20:36

Syd Barrett: Dropping Es since 1970, respec' yo
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Post by Fangirl Three on Mon 6 May 2019 - 20:55

Of course back then they'd've called it a typeface, not a font.
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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Tue 7 May 2019 - 20:57

Edinburgh is further west than Liverpool.

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Tue 7 May 2019 - 20:58

Newcastle is further west than Sheffield.

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Post by Butterfield on Tue 7 May 2019 - 21:22

I seem to remember playing this "game" some time ago in the Skybar.
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Post by Fangirl Three on Wed 8 May 2019 - 7:08

Good lord, those are surprising east-west facts. I hadn't realised how diagonal Britain is.
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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Sun 12 May 2019 - 12:09

They only made 16 episodes of Hong Kong Phooey!

(That's 16 30 minute episodes, I think they could cut them up to 31 'mini episodes'.
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Post by Nightjar on Sun 12 May 2019 - 12:42

Episodes of HKP were half an hour long? gasp

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Post by The Call of the Wendigo on Mon 13 May 2019 - 15:00

Jasper Carrott and ELO's Bev Bevan used to sit next to each other in school. gasp

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Post by WhatDoesThisButtonDo? on Wed 15 May 2019 - 21:13


JG Thirlwell was in The Comic Strip presents:

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Post by Butterfield on Wed 15 May 2019 - 21:33

Bon Jovi-esque 90s rock band Little Angels, who I'd always presumed were American, were actually from Scarborough in actual Yorkshire. dontpanic





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