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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).

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

THE PRISONERS : Rare And Unissued

Following on from the comments re The Hope & Anchor LP / Prisoners studio version of "Hush", here's the "Rare And Unissued" compilation in full. Enjoy...
Sharebee... Get it while its here !

Direct Link = http://sharebee.com/569d8937

For TC, Nicola, Martin, Herr Pauli,. Dougal & all the usual Medway suspects !

13 comments:

  1. Thanx a lot for this mate, superb stuff, MEDWAY DEF RULES!christmas over back to football and Great music

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  2. ahh that saves me the job of posting it for tc then :)

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  3. I'd be interested in anything else Medway related you might have that's a bit off the beaten track...

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  4. as usal.....
    f*****g great stuff-skamanc you are the best !!!
    thank`s a lot - vielen dank mein freund.
    good luck for city AND hi to martin and to the blogfamily...
    your`s Pauli

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  5. what medway stuff do people want?, i've pretty much got all the records & a number of bootlegs..

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  6. i'd love to hear "Rosemary" single by Gift Horses which is about the only Graham Day/Fay Hallam disc I haven't got. Prime Movers live bootleg would be great too. They were terrific live and never really captured that sound in the studio.

    Cheers

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  7. I'd pretty much like to hear any bootlegs you have, especially Prisoners/Milkshakes and their offshoots, but also any of the 'Medway Powerhouse' acts and the 'outsiders' like The Dentists/The Claim... It's really down to SkaManc I suppose, we don't want to start muscling in and moving this blog away from what he wants it to be!

    I've got a few other live recordings (Mighty Caesars etc)and some unreleased stuff that I'd be happy to share about (a couple of Prime Movers too).

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  8. ANYTHING Medway related is cool with me lads... there's a fair bit of stuff I periodically get sent speculatively which never gets posted, usually 'cos its shite but...

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  9. Anything Prisoners (+ offshoots) not already covered on the blog would be especially welcome btw. I'm also hoping to hear back from a lad who lives nearby who e-mailed me months back about digging out some Prisoners bootlegs...

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  10. del monas ???
    JtQ ???
    johnny Barker's Bandits ??
    Gruffmen ??
    Tommy Karloff ??
    Mindreaders??

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  11. Any or all the above would be most welcome feller.

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  12. I picked this record up on vinyl at Bleeker Bob's Records in Greenwich Village, NYC probably in the fall of 1988. It was my first Prisoners record and I wish I was able to see them play live, but alas, it wasn't meant to be. Hopefully Graham Day & the Gaolers will visit the States soon.

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