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Post by Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:04 pm

Quite a good band weren't they? Didn't know they were fairly local.. Thoughts?

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Re: 10cc.

Post by tim_noone » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:09 pm

The worst band in the world
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Re: 10cc.

Post by Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:13 pm

I wouldn't agree.. Genesis ffs! Supertramp

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Post by thatdberight » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:15 pm

tim_noone wrote:The worst band in the world
:D

Wasted.
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Re: 10cc.

Post by thatdberight » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:17 pm

Japebe43 wrote:Quite a good band weren't they? Didn't know they were fairly local.. Thoughts?
Still going with a Gouldman-centred line-up. Yes, clearly it would be better if Eric Stewart was involved but it's still a great night out.

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Post by Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:19 pm

Missed a chance to see gouldman locally last year.. Didn't realise who he was at the time..

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Post by tim_noone » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:20 pm

Japebe43 wrote:I wouldn't agree.. Genesis ffs! Supertramp
Crime of the century. Was you there? Or should that read ...were you there.
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Post by IanMcL » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:24 pm

10cc ...I'm not in love.
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Post by tim_noone » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:27 pm

IanMcL wrote:10cc ...I'm not in love.
I'm Mandy ....try me! :D
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Post by djt2006 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:29 pm

Apparently there is a connection between 10cc, Pearl Jam and the Lovin Spoonful.
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Post by tim_noone » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:31 pm

djt2006 wrote:Apparently there is a connection between 10cc, Pearl Jam and the Lovin Spoonful.
Pearl jam ...yellow leadbetter quality. What's the link?

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Post by thatdberight » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:33 pm

tim_noone wrote:Pearl jam ...yellow leadbetter quality. What's the link?
They're all nearly named after punks.

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Post by Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:42 pm

OK.. Maybe they aren't that good.. I think some I've heard is OK.. I thought they were likely southerners..

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Post by tim_noone » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:46 pm

thatdberight wrote:They're all nearly named after punks.
Aahh the old pearl necklace. Fond mamarries! Sorry memories. :D
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Re: 10cc.

Post by gawthorpe_view » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:47 pm

Rubber Bullets was ok.

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Post by tim_noone » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:48 pm

Japebe43 wrote:OK.. Maybe they aren't that good.. I think some I've heard is OK.. I thought they were likely southerners..
We don't like Stockport remember ? How dare you! :roll:
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Post by Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:51 pm

tim_noone wrote:We don't like Stockport remember ? How dare you! :roll:
Ah.. Got ya.. :)
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Post by gawthorpe_view » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:55 pm

tim_noone wrote:We don't like Stockport remember ? How dare you! :roll:
I think most of us just laugh at them these days.

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Post by Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:57 pm

Doubt we'll be seeing them at Burnley mechanics then..

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Post by LeadBelly » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:59 pm

They did some good pop tunes. Their "very best of" album is worth listening to every couple of years for a breezy singalong hour+ (Donna, Rubber Bullets, Wall Street Shuffle, Life is a Minestrone, I'm not in Love etc etc).
Not a band Ive ever gone to see (or ever would go to see) though.
They're coming to my local 1000+ venue in October & probably will pretty much sell out @ £38+ per ticket- so there are plenty who dont agree with me re watching live.

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Post by Guich » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:09 pm

I saw them in Preston in the 80s and it was a great do - the Things we do for Love is one of the top pop songs of all time.
My first concert, a few weeks earlier, Saxon at King Georges Hall was brilliant, but the girls in skoo didn't want to go.
So 10cc was better...

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Post by Elder statesman » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:10 pm

Saw them live. I thought they were very good. Gouldman has penned some good songs for other artists too, notably, the Hollies.

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Post by thatdberight » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:10 pm

LeadBelly wrote:They did some good pop tunes. Their "very best of" album is worth listening to every couple of years for a breezy singalong hour+ (Donna, Rubber Bullets, Wall Street Shuffle, Life is a Minestrone, I'm not in Love etc etc).
Not a band Ive ever gone to see (or ever would go to see) though.
They're coming to my local 1000+ venue in October & probably will pretty much sell out @ £38+ per ticket- so there are plenty who dont agree with me re watching live.
Their catalogue is much stronger than just the singles. The tour where they do 'Sheet Music' in full (maybe they're still on that) proves that.

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Post by Juan Tanamera » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:27 pm

I'm mday, fly me.

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Post by Ayamonte » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:45 am

Originally called themselves Hotlegs and released Neanderthal Man which strangely became a hit in 1970 in various countries as the track was intentionally a play around with drum layering. Changed their name to 10cc in 1972.

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Post by Hipper » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:01 am

Elder statesman wrote:Saw them live. I thought they were very good. Gouldman has penned some good songs for other artists too, notably, the Hollies.
Another band with local connections.

There was a two hour plus programme about the Hollies a short time ago which I found interesting:

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I'd never heard this song, 'Wings', which apparently was influenced by Buffalo Springfield's 'Expecting to Fly'. Of course Graham Nash later went off to join Stephen Stills from that band, and Dave Crosby, and later Neil Young who wrote and sang that song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp24R6_B_oQ" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

It would have been interesting if Nash had stayed with The Hollies and had had more influence on their direction.

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Post by piston broke » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:24 am

A couple of them were in the Mindbenders, Wayne Fontanas backing band. Who were regulars at the Astoria in the 60s. Still don’t get the local link, they were a Manchester band to me and I hope you are not calling that local.

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Post by tim_noone » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:32 am

Think local means Nelson..still play 'expecting to fly' haunting sound.not long enough though!

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Post by piston broke » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:16 pm

tim_noone wrote:Think local means Nelson..still play 'expecting to fly' haunting sound.not long enough though!
That’s local alright but I didn’t know there was a connection unlike the Hollies.

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Post by Vino blanco » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:56 pm

Unlike the Hollies, three of whom ( Tony Hicks, Bernie Calvert and Bobbie Elliot) were local boys from the Nelson area, none of 10 cc were local. They all came from the Prestwich and Droylesdon areas of Manchester. One of them, Eric Stewart did form the Mindbenders together with Rick Rothwell on drums and Bob Lang on bass: I knew them slightly in the 60s, having played on the same bills as them. The three Hollies local boys played in a band called Rick Shaw and the Dolphins, whom I was saw live in Barnoldswick, supporting Joe Brown and the Bruvvers: this would have been about 1960/61.
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Post by tim_noone » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:16 am

Barnoldswick has changed a bit since then...not as much dog sh!t about I believe.

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Post by Japebe43 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:41 am

Vino blanco wrote:Unlike the Hollies, three of whom ( Tony Hicks, Bernie Calvert and Bobbie Elliot) were local boys from the Nelson area, none of 10 cc were local. They all came from the Prestwich and Droylesdon areas of Manchester. One of them, Eric Stewart did form the Mindbenders together with Rick Rothwell on drums and Bob Lang on bass: I knew them slightly in the 60s, having played on the same bills as them. The three Hollies local boys played in a band called Rick Shaw and the Dolphins, whom I was saw live in Barnoldswick, supporting Joe Brown and the Bruvvers: this would have been about 1960/61.
Personally I consider the Manchester area local when compared with coming from down south..

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Post by pureclaret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:51 am

Just a silly phase i am going thru

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Post by Elder statesman » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:05 am

Vino blanco wrote:Unlike the Hollies, three of whom ( Tony Hicks, Bernie Calvert and Bobbie Elliot) were local boys from the Nelson area, none of 10 cc were local. They all came from the Prestwich and Droylesdon areas of Manchester. One of them, Eric Stewart did form the Mindbenders together with Rick Rothwell on drums and Bob Lang on bass: I knew them slightly in the 60s, having played on the same bills as them. The three Hollies local boys played in a band called Rick Shaw and the Dolphins, whom I was saw live in Barnoldswick, supporting Joe Brown and the Bruvvers: this would have been about 1960/61.
Correct Vino. I was at school with Tony Hicks, though he is 3 years older. Bernie and Bobby were not original members but replaced Eric Haydock and Don Rathbone respectively. The former due to family commitments and the latter because Rathbone's playing was thought to be limited. Bobby provided both power and flair. As a drummer, Bobby was my biggest influence. I couldn't play like Jon Bonham but could copy Bobby's licks and fills.
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Post by houseboy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:35 am

Japebe43 wrote:Quite a good band weren't they? Didn't know they were fairly local.. Thoughts?
Stockport. Basically owned Strawberry Studios there. Very inventive and original, if you want a good listen try the album The Original Soundtrack, a great mix of intelligent pop and more experimental stuff.

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Post by houseboy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:36 am

thatdberight wrote::D

Wasted.
I think he missed the irony mate.

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Post by houseboy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:39 am

tim_noone wrote:Crime of the century. Was you there? Or should that read ...were you there.
Saw Supertramp on the COTS tour - amazing band live. The title track is still haunting to this day.

As a little aside their support that night was a then unknown Joan Armatrading and the Movies - I was amazed at liking an unknown so much. She actually went off-stage at one point and left her band to play for a while without her, they were unbelievable musicians.

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Post by houseboy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:43 am

thatdberight wrote:Their catalogue is much stronger than just the singles. The tour where they do 'Sheet Music' in full (maybe they're still on that) proves that.
The Second Sitting of the Last Supper. Excellent.

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Post by Pommieclaret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:44 am

What about Graham Nash who left the Hollies and was part of Crosby, Stills and Nash

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Post by Silkyskills1 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:49 pm

Back in the mid to late 70's my aunt was a 'live-in' nanny to Graham Goldman's son, Louie. They lived in Norden. She had no idea who they were to begin with and just informed us she was looking after 'one of those pop singers' children. She turned down the chance to tour the USA with them preferring to stay in Norden and look after Louie. All of the band found her dry wit amusing especially when she apparently constantly urged Lol Creme to get his hair cut and for Kevin Godley to 'get rid of that beard'. Got tickets from them for their concert at Belle Vue in 1977, sitting amongst their families and friends which we thoroughly enjoyed. Very pleasant, down to earth people and Graham Gouldman especially was politeness personified. My aunt didn't attend the concert; too much long hair,beards and 'noisy guitars' for her. Sometimes wonder whether his son,Louie, got involved with music in any capacity. Anyone heard of him?

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