Who Remembers?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Peter-S » Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:10 pm

andyd wrote:
Daz-RSK wrote:Yes, it's now a shame that only Francis is the original member and Rhino / Andy Bown as long standing members. It starts to feel like Dr Feelgood (no pun intended :D ) Where do you draw the line that are we now seeing a tribute of the former real act ?


Not much after 1980 was worth buying imo, but many fans still like them....

Before he died Rick called the line up 'Quo Lite', so we have every reason to agree :)
Heavy Quo (Frantic Four) was what he liked along with Coghlan and Lancaster.
Rossi was amazing on the FF Tour but he just wasn't really into it :? His facisnation with the more melodic pop tunes has overcome him....
I would love to be able to play like he does, but Rick was and always will be Quo to me!


What's surprised me a little is that Rick's solo album could easily be from 'Quo Lite'. Nothing wrong with it just not what I expected him to go away and do.
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:03 pm

Peter-S wrote:
What's surprised me a little is that Rick's solo album could easily be from 'Quo Lite'. Nothing wrong with it just not what I expected him to go away and do.

I must get around to listening to it...

I just watched the FF on Youtube at Hammersmith 29/3/14 ....Considering they were all 65 and over, still as good as the Live '76 album imo!
You wouldn't know they hadn't all played together since early/mid 80's :cheers:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:50 pm

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:47 pm

Love them. Still buy one now and again from the local tesco express but the modern ones aren't as good with their plastic caps and solid instead of hollow suck through licorice.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:11 pm

Paul G wrote:Love them. Still buy one now and again from the local tesco express but the modern ones aren't as good with their plastic caps and solid instead of hollow suck through licorice.

Smaller too no doubt.....Might have to lookout for one :)

Btw the Morrisons Arctic Roll mentioned earlier in this thread was good, still have another in the freezer :D

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:27 pm

Ideal for the festive season, Blue Peters tinsel coat hangers :woot:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:03 pm

Caprifan Rob wrote:Ideal for the festive season, Blue Peters tinsel coat hangers :woot:

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And a pair of Vals knickers :D :sorry:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:05 pm

Remember that Rob yes “ down shep “ I think nokes only died last year .
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:49 am

Now that's a proper kids (and adults for that matter) TV show :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:05 pm

This seems apt with the impending snow which is about to fall.

My school virtually never closed due to the weather, now they close on a whim. The snowflake generation indeed!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Daz-RSK » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:31 pm

Ha ha - that's a good one!!.

The times I had to walk/catch the coach to school in the 1980s when snowing and snowdrifts. It seemed that all vehicles were off the road yet our coach always made it through! How did that happen ?

And when you arrived, there were so many kids and teachers there, they seemed to find it surprising that you found it a struggle to get in - 2 feet of snow wasn't any issue for them.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:22 pm

Thanks Daz. And surely keeping kids off school in bad weather is more dangerous than sending them to school, as they're out playing in the 'dangerous' snow!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:18 pm

We all wanted time off school due to occasional bad weather, but 9 times out of 10 we had to go.
With health and safety and injury claim companies now, is it any wonder people are soft :? Besides that, we were definately tougher back then.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Jasonmarie » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:33 pm

Best day was a school snow day I can never Remember my school shutting .
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