Welcome To My Blog

Thanks for checking the blog out... Hope it offers something a bit different every now & again. Though I come from a pseudo - Mod background (Soul & Ska in particular), I have a diverse taste in music & hope my varied posts will reflect this.

Cheers Skamanc .... I'm not after your undying gratitude, but please leave your thoughts, comments & opinions on the posts & content. I regularly up- & download material, plus buy and trade items. As such, if I have inadvertently "trodden on anyone's toes" in posting anything then please let me know & accept my apologies. Also please support the artists involved & remember that the blog is merely a pointer toward these various downloads, which are stored elsewhere. Legally, any downloads should not be retained for more than a week. So now I've told you the legal bit !

Feel free to give me a shout : waltjabsco@hotmail.com

Manchester M22, September 2016

For my kids, Dylan & Tommy. Bollocks to the ex Mrs!

Special thanks to Steve White (software), Gordon Waring (music), Shaun Robinson (artwork), Paul Buddery (DVD's / software) & Sonchey Barrett (essential technical advice!).

"Thank you" also to regular contributors Herr Pauli (Malente, Germany), Phil (Shetland), Deco Mc Dermott & Mark Pengelly of Dublin, Martin Smith (Barnet), Paul Baily (London) and Rodd (Australia).

Monday, 3 May 2010

JOHN COOPER CLARKE : Ou Est La Maison De Fromage ? (1978)

1978 album by the excellent Johnny Clarke (as several of his recordings term himself). Packed with tracks recorded live in and around Manchester, where he supported (or was supported by) such acts as Joy Division, The Fall, Buzzcocks, Magazine & the like. There's been a flurry of downloads of the Innocents EP & I expect this to be a popula rpost also, though please leave some comments & thoughts.


  1. Here I was thinking that Grinderman had an ounce of orignality. Nick Cave does a great Johnny Cooper Clarke though...

  2. Johnny Clarke is certainly a one-off...