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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).

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

THE STRANGLERS : Edinburgh 24/2/81 (Men In Black Tour)

Live show from the Men In Black Tour, recorded in Edinburgh, 24/2/81.

For blogfan Deek...


  1. Many thanks Skaman-much appreciated.The Meninblack from my hame toon..quality!Deek fae Embra'

  2. Some more info:

    live at the Playhouse, Edinburgh, UK - February 24, 1981.

    01. Threatened (3:27)
    02. The Raven (5:03)
    03. Toiler On The Sea (6:34)
    04. Just Like Nothing On The Earth / Thrown Away (6:45)
    05. Who Wants The World ? (3:19)
    06. Baroque Bordello (3:59)
    07. Second Coming / The Meninblack (9:04)
    08. Shah Shah A Go Go / Hallow To Our Men 9:03)
    09. Tank (3:30)
    10. Nuclear Device / Genetix (11:06)
    11. Duchess / Hanging Around (6:59)

    Total time 68:49

    Ticket for the gig (and an earlier one on 20th July 1980 and a later one on 22nd November 1981) at http://www.edinburghgigarchive.com/page21.htm.
    Useful info on Stranglers' bootlegs, live gigs and discography from
    http://www.xulucomics.com/Boot.html, http://www.xulucomics.com/Live.html,

    I was at the Feb '81 gig, and it was a real cracker!

    Cheers, Dave Sez.

  3. Thanks for the info Dave. Essential stuff...

  4. Incredible and truly amazing. Great share. Thanks for this 'n all. Gawdspeed t'ye.

  5. Was this the gig where a punter came onstage during a song, and J.J. flipped him across the stage (my memory was, he didn't miss a beat, either!).