Ray & Dave's little collection
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|Some time back I half woke in the middle of the night with these words going around in my head - shaking off the sleep I got up and wrote them down and promptly went back to sleep. In the morning I found I'd written these couplets ( all but the last two lines which I added after ) ......|
|Ray & Anita, Lady (Laird) of Glencairn
aka The Big Bloke & Mrs Big Bloke
Extracts from "Disc" September 1963 - including article by Johnny Kidd
transcript from a recorded telephone interview with Ray & Dave - Aug2004
| a 1970s Christmas card from The Pirates
each one individually signed by Mick, John & Frank
|Our guest tickets to the official launch of Skullduggery|
|Next - after the end of the Ace Cafe gig I
swapped sticks with Frank and I've now got his sticks on the
wall in my Diner at home ( Dunno what Frank did with mine )
|The gig that never was
we got the first four tickets ( numbered 001 ~ 004 ) to be issued for the Melksham gig which was cancelled due to Mick's heart attack.
|From Melody Maker - 10 September 1977
Dave recently bought a back issue and lo and behold there was this advert of "forthcoming" dates. We wonder how many the guys can remember !!
There's certainly some unusual venues - my favourite for sheer novelty value has to be Jenkinsons Bar. Did you spot the incorrect song title ?
|Broadside Editions 1,2 & 3
Official Pirates Fan Club Newsletter &