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« Reply #1080 on: February 23, 2019, 08:00:07 PM »


Anyone still needing Fairport by Fairport book, it's currently on sale at just £10 on the Rocket88 website here


Bejesus, that's some fire sale.  I'm rather tempted by the British Underground Press of the Sixties special edition.
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« Reply #1081 on: February 23, 2019, 09:58:48 PM »

I bought both - hefty shipping charge though.
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« Reply #1082 on: February 24, 2019, 07:32:17 AM »


I bought both - hefty shipping charge though.


Both?
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« Reply #1083 on: February 24, 2019, 03:08:56 PM »

Makes me smug I sold mine, a cloth -bound signed one, a while ago while it was still worth something.  Grin
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« Reply #1084 on: February 24, 2019, 03:16:36 PM »


Makes me smug I sold mine, a cloth -bound signed one, a while ago while it was still worth something.  Grin


Me too.  I thought it was a terrible book.  Which is why I'm giving myself a right telling off for buying another copy for a tenner.  Sometimes I'm so disappointed by me...  Grin
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« Reply #1085 on: February 25, 2019, 11:19:29 AM »



I bought both - hefty shipping charge though.


Both?


Fairport and The Underground Press
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« Reply #1086 on: February 25, 2019, 12:47:22 PM »




I bought both - hefty shipping charge though.


Both?


Fairport and The Underground Press


Ahhh, sorry.  Being dense.  Did you go for the special edition of the latter?
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« Reply #1087 on: March 10, 2019, 11:41:48 AM »

May be of interest to completists. 4-Play and When We Were Very Young. http://ebay.us/5WVpRM?cmpnId=5338273189
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« Reply #1088 on: March 10, 2019, 07:45:03 PM »


May be of interest to completists. 4-Play and When We Were Very Young. http://ebay.us/5WVpRM?cmpnId=5338273189


If you don't sell them both, Shane, I'll take the WWWVY off your hands.
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« Reply #1089 on: March 20, 2019, 05:51:42 PM »

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/shortcuts/2019/mar/20/george-conway-why-kellyanne-conways-husband-is-trumps-biggest-critic

Look for the name check in this article - made me choke on my coffee.

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« Reply #1090 on: March 20, 2019, 07:12:00 PM »

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« Reply #1091 on: April 03, 2019, 08:07:42 AM »



Happy Birthday, RT. 70 today.  Smiley
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« Reply #1092 on: April 03, 2019, 09:00:34 AM »




Happy Birthday, RT. 70 today.  Smiley

Indeed, wishing RT a very happy birthday.

Have a listen to my Scattering the Roots RT Birthday special here :

www.mixcloud.com/DanOgus1/scattering-the-roots-richard-thompson-special-02-04-19/
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« Reply #1093 on: April 03, 2019, 11:31:21 AM »

And he is holding a party on September 30 at the Royal Albert Hall no less!

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Today, as he turns 70, Richard Thompson OBE has announced a 70th birthday celebration show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on September 30th 2019. This once in a lifetime concert will feature some very special guests, who will be announced in the coming weeks.

‘Please join me as I celebrate my 70th birthday with an evening of music! The venue is the Royal Albert Hall, London, the date is 30th September, there will be many guests covering 50 years plus of music and a memorable evening guaranteed.’ – Richard Thompson

Tickets on pre-sale Thursday 4th April 2019 at 10:00 am local time.


They range from £90 downwards!

Pre-sale link
https://www.alttickets.com/richard-thompson-tickets/london-royal-albert-hall/2019-09-30-18-45


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« Reply #1094 on: April 03, 2019, 11:55:17 AM »


And he is holding a party on September 30 at the Royal Albert Hall no less!

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Today, as he turns 70, Richard Thompson OBE has announced a 70th birthday celebration show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on September 30th 2019. This once in a lifetime concert will feature some very special guests, who will be announced in the coming weeks.

‘Please join me as I celebrate my 70th birthday with an evening of music! The venue is the Royal Albert Hall, London, the date is 30th September, there will be many guests covering 50 years plus of music and a memorable evening guaranteed.’ – Richard Thompson

Tickets on pre-sale Thursday 4th April 2019 at 10:00 am local time.



They range from £90 downwards!

Pre-sale link
https://www.alttickets.com/richard-thompson-tickets/london-royal-albert-hall/2019-09-30-18-45





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« Reply #1095 on: April 03, 2019, 02:52:23 PM »

How far down...?  That's the question.
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« Reply #1096 on: April 03, 2019, 03:41:12 PM »

Richard's been and done and priced me out, but a very happy birthday to him regardless.

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« Reply #1097 on: April 03, 2019, 04:21:16 PM »


How far down...?  That's the question.


I am told £65 by the person who is purchasing mine. I don't know if that is the lowest price or where that information comes from.
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« Reply #1098 on: April 03, 2019, 04:32:49 PM »

Yes, that is the cherapest pre-sale....whether there are cheaper seats in the god seats won't be known until tomorrow when the RAH's member seats go on sale.
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« Reply #1099 on: April 03, 2019, 04:39:08 PM »

As ever, too expensive especially when you have to add rail travel costs (£32 for each return) plus food & drink (probably another £20 at least) so that means £117 per ticket at least. When will artists, agents, promoters, venues etc realise not everyone an afford these types of prices...and yes I do know costs have to be covered.... Angry
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