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Secret Affair – 1979. 1980. 1981. 198gone.

The first record I ever heard in a proper grown up disco was Secret Affair’s Time For Action. That would be 1979. Height of the 2 Tone ska-mod revival. In those days when a record was hot they’d play it … Continue reading

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I left the North, I travelled South…and I can’t help the way that I feel.

 Morrissey was the lead singer with The Smiths. They were a tremendously Northern, as in North of England, band their faces set stern against the soft South and suspicious of London in particular. And like many a self-consciously Northern band before and … Continue reading

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