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Old May 18th 2005, 2:09 pm   #61
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Btw, I know the Who

Did they have an album that was either purple, or was called purple something?
Or am I now confusing 2 things?
No they didn't. I think you're possibly confusing them with yer man Hendrix (Purple Haze) or possibly even pop midget Prince (Purple Rain).
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Do you remember a punk song called "Eton Rifles" ?

And didn't the Jam also do "Town called mallice ?"
Yes they did. An old Aussie friend of mine was a big fan of them in the late 70s-early 80s when they had all their hits; though whether they were big in Aus at the time, I've no idea.
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It was by the For ****s Sake band

The song went by two names:

What relevance does this have to Australia ???

And...

What the **** has this thread got to do with Australia ???

There you go.

I bet you can even remember where you were when you heard it first.
Oh yes, oh yes.....it was about the same time as Tricycle and the Three Legs released "Perth is looking forward to your humour".
....but that one sunk into oblivion
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No they didn't. I think you're possibly confusing them with yer man Hendrix (Purple Haze) or possibly even pop midget Prince (Purple Rain).
No....
So the LP cover wasn't purple?
Argh!

Bix, no, never listened to punk. Other old stuff I know because my parents listened to it, or rock because Pascal and his band played the stuff(Bob Dylan, Velvet Underground etc etc etc), listened to it.
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You'll find it's a smash hit in Albania along with all the Norman Wisdom films...

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Okay....mine was one we all know very well........Secret Love by Doris Day

Or in the USA charts....Wanted by Perry Como

Think there's a conflict of interest there somewhere
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Tis okay Polly.....I got more than enough to go round

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You know nothings.

Sorry to say this but whats up? Every post of yours I have read recently seems either petty or humourless..... or at the expense of others... is there something we should know or is this just you?

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No....
So the LP cover wasn't purple?
Argh!

Bix, no, never listened to punk. Other old stuff I know because my parents listened to it, or rock because Pascal and his band played the stuff(Bob Dylan, Velvet Underground etc etc etc), listened to it.
Off the top of my head I can't remember any Who albums having a purple cover, though it's been a while since I've listened to them so I could be wrong. Certainly none have purple in the title.
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Off the top of my head I can't remember any Who albums having a purple cover, though it's been a while since I've listened to them so I could be wrong. Certainly none have purple in the title.
In support of Simone I must just say they did do one called Blue, Red & Grey.....and if you mix them in the right proportion you get purple
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"Shed some weight yer fat bitch and lose the beads...****ing Gypo"

I think the humour is termed "Warped"
Well I am sorry but I really don't see it...... warped or not you have to understand that some of the stuff you say can be quite offensive......... For example, the quote above.....
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Jayne - The Number 1 single was:
Zager & Evans - "In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)" Who the hell????

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