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Old 24-01-2018, 08:06 PM
andyroo
 
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Old 24-01-2018, 08:10 PM
Switching Off
 
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If anyone deserves 3 threads it's this mad fucker.
 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:11 PM
no fun
 
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The werird thing is I've got Mark Riley on 6 Music on here and he's not said a thing.
Not exactly best mates, wrote songs slagging each other off


 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:12 PM
jaffo
 
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That's really sad news, the world is a shitter place without MES in it.

 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:27 PM
sub three hours
 
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Not exactly best mates, wrote songs slagging each other off

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UoGtqaJRBiA

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap6S3viIBoE


Apparently Riley got kicked out of the band after punching Mark E. Smith after Smith had slapped ALL the members of the band for dancing to The Clash one night at a club.
 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:38 PM
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Old 24-01-2018, 08:44 PM
no fun
 
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His autobiography is an excellent read

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Renegade-Li.../dp/0141028661

...as is Steve Hanley account of his time in the fall

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Big-Midweek.../dp/1901927652
 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:44 PM
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No point in even beginning to try and list all his finest hours but 'How I Wrote Elastic Man', 'Totally Wired', 'English Scheme', 'Eat Yourself Fitter' and 'Blindness' for starters for me.
 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:47 PM
andyroo
 
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Apparently Riley got kicked out of the band after punching Mark E. Smith after Smith had slapped ALL the members of the band for dancing to The Clash one night at a club.

Guess I never will now
 
Old 24-01-2018, 08:50 PM
no fun
 
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No point in even beginning to try and list all his finest hours but 'How I Wrote Elastic Man', 'Totally Wired', 'English Scheme', 'Eat Yourself Fitter' and 'Blindness' for starters for me.
If we are doing a Top 5

Cruisers creek
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