benjamin1945

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  1. Used to buy alot of instrumentals....this was one for doing the 'Cha Cha'.........found a place in Leicester called the 'Beehive'' (63 ish)great club for dancing..........
  2. Fray Bentos corned beef always the most popular....even back in the 60s...12oz can.....about 3/6........can't think of another product that came in that shaped tin......another one off shape can of was the OVAL Ye olde oak ham that came in LB's......big seller at Christmas....always seemed to be on offer at 9/11.......only at Marsdens of course.........
  3. Must admit Jill they do lighten my day........... Nice one 'Red' didnt think they would be open.......
  4. I feel lucky to have worked 58 years.......only my health forced me to end it.......wish i was still working...might sound strange to some.......but i actually really enjoyed all my working years.....nowadays i'm bored with not really having owt to do.....not got hobbies... used to enjoy just getting out and a bit of socialising...however with the 'Lockdown'' even that has been curtailed.....loved my Spanish holidays...can't see when they will start again........ Anyway things should start getting better when i hit 'BULWELL' next week....... Lots of EY-UPS...
  5. Judging by the number of people on here in the 'Afternoons''.............Sleep........lol
  6. Just love a woman in a ''Black Dress''.......in a Bar with a drink and a smoke.......Shades of the 'Grumbleweeds''' chatting my Mrs up at the 'commadore'' 85 ish.......lol
  7. I miss Freddie.......very funny and a good singer...what a sad end...
  8. ..... Great Factual story.......very moving
  9. I was taken abroad most years by Mam and Dad between 1950 and 1960...........being an only child till i was 11 i suppose i was a bit spoilt...................Still love RHYL..........
  10. Could watch these two all night.........talent in Abundance........
  11. Need to shake mesen up..........been lazy last couple of days....this song made me ''Put my blue Jeans on''....Waistcoat...new shirt and shoes.....feel like a dance duck?
  12. Nice one Enigma.......thats got the wife singing...........
  13. Just for you Mary............
  14. Maverick.......the best Cowboy series......love the words....hard to believe 'Roger Moore' drove up Andover road..Bestwood estate... ''Luck is the lady he loves best''
  15. Memories of Norwich.....and some great nights at 'Samson and Hercules'' Dance Hall.......... With a burning love inside''
  16. Got a thing about 'Socks'..and Feet''' Socks.......they must be ... Thick... Black or dark blue... Knee Length.. Only taken off for....Shower/Bath...Bed...or when Paddling....... Men who wear shoes with no socks i would Prosecute.....Likewise those ''Cut away socks''. Would never allow 'Bare feet'' in the house...... Never visit a house where you must remove shoes.... 'Mind..i'm not one for visiting anyway........... Apart from all that..i'm very sociable........ All above only applies to mens feet....womens are ok...........
  17. Can't get enough of Polly Brown and Pickettywitch''.......wern't about long enough.......but evoke great memories of 'Brum' in the 70s.......
  18. Riding Shotgun thru Hucknall......... All this trouble just to get to ''Bulwell Market''
  19. What a Cowboy.........from 'Rowdy Yates' to ''Josie Wales''......wish i could 'Whistle''.........''Well do ya Punk'''
  20. First instrumental i bought 1960.....again 6/6 from Hindleys Clumber street........girl wrote her name on it {Sandra} first wife 'Skimmed'' it...........lol
  21. Another coincidence OZ........PROBABLY passed each other....as i was walking From Mansfield to Bestwood... after a late night with the lovely Christine.............we must know each other......lol
  22. 60S were good........and the 70s wern't bad either.......old John could move a bit......i even had Sideburns...Flairs...and a 'wide Tie' with collar to Match........not forgetting a 'Porno' Moustache......
  23. Strange that OZ,,We nearly bumped into each other then,,i was in Brum that night at a VG sales conference,, and the Mulberry bush was suggested for a drink,,luckily we decided on another venue,,
  24. Did some Security in Iceland............ Bulwell.............