Rudi wrote:JoBoxers were formed specifically to ride on the back of Dexy's chart success.
I know :D I just hate Rowlands and all the bullshit that surrounded him back then. I hate his music and all the braindead nazis that used sing along in the pub to that, UB40, Bad Manners and the fucking Specials. That fucking Geno is forever Scarboro in 79 ( I think and a skinhead moonstomp)Then there was a 4 page spread on him in the NME with moody black and white pics ...the whole shebang. Like the leader some seminal movement. All I could think was 'cunt'.Then he brought out come on Eileen ....:o I'll never forgive him for that one record> For that alone he deserves the after dinner chicken in a basket circuit forever. :mad:
Rudi wrote:So come on then Gore - who do you rate? Who sets your pulse and passions racing? Which artist or musician or poet or fucking anything at all gets your heart/brain/spine/emotions positively singing?
At the point in time you're on about....it was Joy Division (you can tell how miserable I am), then the Smiths a bit later on (who were and are still fucking amazing... I can't play This Charming Man without breaking out into a big smile) and Dylan.