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by hampsteadclaret
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Phil Lynott
Replies: 20
Views: 1999

Re: Phil Lynott

Lots of versions of 'Whiskey in the Jar' [1972] and lots of arguments :o online about which is the best version - this is the version I prefer. - it's an old Irish traditional folk song, don't think anyone knows who wrote it. a pretty good story in this song, which I was unaware of until five minute...
by hampsteadclaret
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Phil Lynott
Replies: 20
Views: 1999

Phil Lynott

Remembering Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy who was born on this date 70 years ago in West Bromwich - he grew up in Dublin though with his grandparents. He remained close to his mum Philomena throughout his life. He formed Thin Lizzy in 1969. [whiskey in the jar, the boys are back in town, jailbreak, wait...
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PREVIEW: trying to break the duck at the Emirates
Replies: 8
Views: 699

Re: PREVIEW: trying to break the duck at the Emirates

One point would be very nice, and would catapult us right up there.. feel good about today though.

Just off to the Emirates any minute, to meet my Dublin Clarets cousin ( I got him a ticket) who flew over last night.
UTC COYC
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today

A brilliant documentary to be honest, covering what will probably be a once in a lifetime event.. looking at the scale of it last night, it’s hard to believe it ever happened. The recorded footage, the colour, was of an amazing quality. Local residents of Bethel were told to expect about 25,000 mayb...
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elvis....42 years since his death
Replies: 68
Views: 1847

Re: Elvis....42 years since his death

post 13... his comments are stupid most of the time.

A deluded attention seeking clown, I’m not really sure why he’s on here..?
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today

25..as above.. seen it before, pretty good documentary indeed.
by hampsteadclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today

Had to check who Wavy Gravy was - that name has passed me by; just read up on him, quite a character.

This is the Jefferson Airplane and Grace Slick looking pretty amazing back then..'White Rabbit'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl89g2SwMh4
by hampsteadclaret
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today

Woodstock was a music festival held August 15–18, 1969, which attracted an audience of more than 400,000. Billed as "an Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music", it was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York, 43 miles (70 km) southwest of Woodstock. It was al...
by hampsteadclaret
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arsenal vs Burnley Game in Skipton
Replies: 5
Views: 497

Re: Arsenal vs Burnley Game in Skipton

Hello Siddo, Nice to meet you last Friday in the Bridge.. you know quite a lot of the same people that I know ! We were in the Red Lion in Skipton about 12-14 days ago watching the Test Match on TV (in the garden).. other telly’s in the pub.. That’s top end of the High St on the right, as you go tow...
by hampsteadclaret
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ABBEY ROAD..It was 50 years ago today [almost]
Replies: 19
Views: 700

Re: ABBEY ROAD..It was 50 years ago today [almost]

4..hello stalbansclaret I used to work just up the road just up the road from Abbey Road studios, went by that zebra crossing quite often on my way home - during daylight hours it is very often busy with people taking photos,.. that's people from all over the world. Local residents are remarkably to...
by hampsteadclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ABBEY ROAD..It was 50 years ago today [almost]
Replies: 19
Views: 700

Re: ABBEY ROAD..It was 50 years ago today [almost]

Abbey Road was the Beatles eleventh and last studio album, [released September 1969] and the recording sessions for the album were the last in which all four Beatles participated. Some music from that fab album..Golden slumbers, Carry that weight, and The End. Wings at the Albert Hall, with Mark Kno...
by hampsteadclaret
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ABBEY ROAD..It was 50 years ago today [almost]
Replies: 19
Views: 700

ABBEY ROAD..It was 50 years ago today [almost]

That photo on the cover of the Abbey Road album [the Beatles on the zebra crossing] was taken 50 years ago [August 8th 1969]. 'The cover was designed by Apple Records creative director Kosh. It is the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its fr...
by hampsteadclaret
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jason Robinson.
Replies: 7
Views: 1878

Re: Jason Robinson.

posts 3 and 4 some amazing tries in that little video...once JR had run past you, you weren't catching him - yes pity he's a Yorkie. Seen a few interviews with him, a really top bloke. One more try - this was for the British Lions against Australia in 2001..a cracking move, eight players handling it...
by hampsteadclaret
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jason Robinson.
Replies: 7
Views: 1878

Jason Robinson.

Jason Thorpe Robinson OBE, English former dual-code international rugby league and rugby union footballer is 45 today - 51 RU international caps for England [wing or fullback]...with the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicking off in about seven weeks..do we have another Billy Whizz for the imminent tournament...
by hampsteadclaret
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Central midfield
Replies: 155
Views: 8866

Re: Central midfield

81..
I think you may have hit on something there LB.

- or is it common knowledge what you are suggesting, as I don’t come on here much these days.
by hampsteadclaret
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: House Removals Men/Man with a van..
Replies: 12
Views: 819

Re: House Removals Men/Man with a van..

Thanks for the helpful replies.

11.. moving.

Cheers.
by hampsteadclaret
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: House Removals Men/Man with a van..
Replies: 12
Views: 819

House Removals Men/Man with a van..

Good morning.. can anyone recommend some good honest people from the Burnley area...a man with a [largish] van would be fine as long as he's [they are] reliable, and experienced..?

I will look online of course but was looking for some personal recommendations before I pick the phone up.

Thanks.
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite covers
Replies: 71
Views: 2329

Re: Favourite covers

'Where did our love go'...the original version was by the Supremes in 1964.

It was then covered by Donnie Elbert in 1971, I much prefer this version - it became a Northern Soul favourite..Rose Room anyone?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BdbT1rzYyQ






https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ducl0rYGPtc
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man on the Moon..
Replies: 135
Views: 3849

Man on the Moon..

Yes 50 years ago tomorrow two men first walked on the Moon, not sure today's youngster's properly grasp the enormity of what happened. All three blokes from the Apollo 11 spaceflight are still knocking about - Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins..the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle landed on 2...
by hampsteadclaret
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 14648

Re: England v New Zealand

47.. Captain.. yeah we’re really bad at those sports.. three World Cup wins in..

football
rugby union
cricket

which no other country will ever match, which I think is pretty special.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is your second favorite sport
Replies: 64
Views: 2047

Re: What is your second favorite sport

Rugby Union and cricket on a par.. looking forward to the Rugby World Cup coming up in two months.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 14648

Re: England v New Zealand

13.. yes that Final at Lords where Lancashire’s Chappell skittled half of the opposition for not many, before midday.

- pretty sure it was Essex.
We were there that day, we were in the pub a bit early.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 14648

Re: England v New Zealand

Been a bit damp round here, still looks ‘dampish’ at Lords - I think we will put them in if we win the toss. I fancy Root will do well today, hanging around steadily while one or two of the big hitters come off ?... Bairstow or Buttler perhaps..? Archer to upset their batsmen badly. Will Guptill get...
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England World Cup Victories
Replies: 34
Views: 1037

Re: England World Cup Victories

Re the OP thread title and going with post 6..' There's only football, cricket and rugby (at a push) that count...' - then it's worth pointing out that IF [not taking anything for granted] we win the cricket World Cup tomorrow, then we will be the only country to have won World Cups in football, rug...
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1213

Re: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies

Lancashire had a cracking side in those days, full of stars, and as a young lad I would go over to Old Trafford for the cricket, whenever my mother would let me, mainly for the John Player League on Sundays, which we won in the first two seasons of it's existence. Some great scenes from Lords the da...
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1213

Re: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies

8....no that was Jack Simmons.
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PRINCE: A Purple Reign
Replies: 0
Views: 330

PRINCE: A Purple Reign

- starting now on BBC 4...documentary about the lad’s career.. I’ve seen it before it is pretty good.
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket world cup on free to air tv
Replies: 15
Views: 880

Re: Cricket world cup on free to air tv

Cricket some years ago knew the choice they faced - try and retain something of a mass audience by sticking with terrestrial TV/ free-to-air (BBC/ITV/Ch 4) or go for the money, the Murdoch shilling. A number of obvious results have come from that.. International Rugby Union faced much the same choic...
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket world cup on free to air tv
Replies: 15
Views: 880

Re: Cricket world cup on free to air tv

OK got that.
Is this correct?

India, if they win their final group match, don’t yet know where they will be playing their semi-final..(we do) had they been able to buy semi-final tickets early, would that have been a bright move?

- messy selling them on in a black market.
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket world cup on free to air tv
Replies: 15
Views: 880

Re: Cricket world cup on free to air tv

We possibly could though that relies on India beating Sri Lanka (likely) and Australia losing to South Africa ( unlikely) both tomorrow.

England vs India could obviously go either way - I doubt there will be the crowd imbalance at E’ton for a semi final, that existed there when we last played India.
by hampsteadclaret
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: John McCririck Dies
Replies: 40
Views: 2467

Re: John McCririck Dies

hmmmm? OP was two and half hours ago only ten comments and very few complimentary words... why is that I wonder?
by hampsteadclaret
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 9396

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Yeah right, MJ did a lot of great music, had tons of fans, made loads of $$$$$$, left a massive musical legacy [and yes the other stuff before someone mentions it..allegedly]...she'll be hoping for some of that.
by hampsteadclaret
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 9396

Re: Glastonbury 2019

I was quite taken by this lot, especially Christine.

- this bit was shown just after The Cure had come off the stage.

GIRLFRIEND - Christine and the Queens.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2_nwLa ... TcAX35dE-c
by hampsteadclaret
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 9396

Re: Glastonbury 2019

226 - Brandon Flowers will never ever be a patch on Bruce Springsteen, even if he fronts the Killers ‘til he’s ninety. 229 - I’ve long been a fan of Liam G ( I was at Knebworth way back then) and I was looking forward to his show.. which was pretty good - but isn’t his voice shot? It certainly isn’t...
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 9396

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Some odd comments on this thread. Yes I know it’s about opinions... even so. Steve1956 I looked at all your posts from 26 onwards - did you think you were in a competition to be the most dismissive of, and insulting towards Stormzy..? Can I suggest that he is not necessarily aiming his show or his m...
by hampsteadclaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Philip Green.
Replies: 43
Views: 3042

Re: Sir Philip Green.

An utter **** this bloke.
Why is he still hanging on to that ‘knighthood’?
What use are they anyway?
That man needs dealing with in the courts.. properly.

What was that phrase from the 1970’s?..

- ‘the unacceptable face of capitalism’.
by hampsteadclaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Froome breaks his leg
Replies: 25
Views: 1686

Re: Froome breaks his leg

Just listening to Brailsford on BBC1 - sounds like a shocking accident...hitting a brick wall at 40mph - broken leg, broken ribs, broken hip, multiple injuries, he won’t be racing for a while. Get better soon CF.

The usual stupid comments as on many threads.
by hampsteadclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All time classic LP's
Replies: 119
Views: 4432

Re: All time classic LP's

Seeing this made me realise I had forgotten to include Hearts of Stone by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes on my own list. An absolutely fantastic record to be recommended without hesitation to anyone who enjoys Springsteen and/or a good horn section in a band. Good shout stalbans re Southside...
by hampsteadclaret
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All time classic LP's
Replies: 119
Views: 4432

Re: All time classic LP's

100 Chip H.. The OP has a Stevie Wonder album in it..? You have a point esp where Michael Jackson is concerned ( Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad) - these artists did lots of great songs, but did they do outstanding albums? Of course the best Soul albums are compilations, and there are so many of them. *...
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All time classic LP's
Replies: 119
Views: 4432

Re: All time classic LP's

Blood on the Tracks - Bob Dylan
Darkness on the Edge of Town - Bruce Springsteen
Dusty in Memphis - Dusty Springfield
Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
Sign o the Times - Prince.
by hampsteadclaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Epsom today
Replies: 10
Views: 696

Re: Epsom today

The Derby is a very good day out if you plan properly, as it can get pretty busy down there - transport needs sorting, no way would I drive, always the train from Waterloo/Clapham Junction ( there is a station at Tottenham Corner) and get my bets on the day before, saves time on the day - plenty of ...
by hampsteadclaret
Fri May 31, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England V South Africa ICC World Cup
Replies: 68
Views: 2105

Re: England V South Africa ICC World Cup

Not sure about the comment re Devon Malcolm in post 60...a bit unfair I thought. 'We don’t want another Devon Malcolm!' Devon threw a few loose ones down, but he had genuine pace and on his day he scared batsmen to death. I was fortunate enough 25 years ago to be down the Oval when Devon took 9 for ...
by hampsteadclaret
Sun May 26, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,
Replies: 501
Views: 15013

Re: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,

47% turnout in St Albans apparently.

That will be one of the higher ones.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun May 26, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,
Replies: 501
Views: 15013

Re: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,

27... not true in the slightest.

They opened the ballot boxes, turned all the ballot papers OVER, and counted them.

You’ll find that gives a pretty good indication of turnout.
by hampsteadclaret
Sat May 25, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 579
Views: 19266

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

527 posts about ‘milkshake terrorism’ and a couple of punters batting on about where a comma should be.

WTF happened to this forum ?
by hampsteadclaret
Thu May 16, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: poachies on toast for tea :)
Replies: 41
Views: 2255

Re: poachies on toast for tea :)

Some proper sh1te ‘food’ suggestions on here, FrayBentos, beef ravioli, alphabet spaghetti, fried spam, ?

None of those go past my lips, not messin’ :cry:
by hampsteadclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: urinary tract infection
Replies: 22
Views: 1401

Re: urinary tract infection

17/18 and some others - thank you very much for your helpful comments.

A urine sample was taken late Thursday, and not much happens over the weekend... that has not come back yet.
I will be in Surgery first thing in the morning.

Cheers.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: urinary tract infection
Replies: 22
Views: 1401

Re: urinary tract infection

Frank - trust me I was not being a smart arse.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: urinary tract infection
Replies: 22
Views: 1401

Re: urinary tract infection

Well George.. I believe it was suggested in post 2.

I have done quite a bit of reading, and it is not an STD ( not that you said it was..)

Thanks.
by hampsteadclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: urinary tract infection
Replies: 22
Views: 1401

Re: urinary tract infection

2. A UTI is not an STD.

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