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I met Roger Daltrey a couple of years ago when he was walking through a London car park and the exit barrier was about to lower and hit him on the head.  I shouted out "look out" and he jumped out of the way.  I then realised who he was and said "Hello Roger" I could not think of anything sensible to say and he walked on and then he turned round and said "alright mate" as if he knew me (obviously not) When he had got in his car and was driving off I could then think of...
Sorry M-O-M but as it wasmeI that raised the point I need to make just one comment ;-  We never drank out of beer bottles !! We used to have light and bitters etc.  I remember my old Dad saying never put your lips to a beer bottle because they would used to be stacked in the pubs back yard and rats, dogs etc would piss over them.  Drinking out of beer bottles was a much much later habit As for the rest of the wrong points in that program the list could go on and on As I...
And pasted !!   Murder at Mr Smith's Gangland murder that gave Frankie Fraser his nickname. Location: 75 Rushey Green, Catford Description: Today it's a normal shop on Rushey Green, but in the early hours of 8th March 1966 a gangland murder happened here. Before World War II it was the Savoy Ballroom and in 1939 it was commandeered by the government for social services, providing food, drink and medicine to local schoolchildren. It was reopened as a dancing and...
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I have been watching the latest series of 'Inspector George Gently' and the last episode of this series to be on Wednesday 20 May says in the newspaper that there is a brutal robbery by skinheads   This particular series is set in 1969 so it will be interesting if the continuity team have got all the detail correct.  i hope they have got the 1969 dress code and not the latter 1977 etc
I am sure I can remember girls with braces either with jeans or sta-prest with check shirts and loafers or is my memory telling me what I want to recall ??
Pretty much
Around 68 some of the older lads who had already left school and had scooters at 16 wore leather coats in either bottle green or a burgundy.  These were 3/4 length and basically the same shape and style as a Crombie. 2 slanting pockets, 3 button and thin lapels.  Nothing like what Sting is wearing.  I always wanted one but then they were out of my reach and then the Skinhead style came in and they were forgotten about.  Until I purchased one in the same style about 8 years...
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