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    c1979 - Heard Born To Run on the radio one Saturday morning. That was it!
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  1. I saw a film today, oh boy. The English army had just won the war Ditto
  2. Get what you want to if you want, 'cause you can get anything. Where Do The Children Play - Cat Stevens
  3. If a U in Rumours was good enough for Fleetwood Mac, its good enough for the Lake
  4. Disc: 1 1. Only the Lonely 2. Leah 3. In Dreams 4. Crying 5. Uptown 6. The Comedians 7. Blue Angel 8. It's Over 9. Running Scared 10. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) 11. Mean Woman Blues 12. Candy Man 13. Ooby Dooby 14. Blue Bayou 15. Go! Go! Go! (Down the Line) 16. (All I Can Do Is) Dream You 17. Claudette 18. Oh, Pretty Woman 19. Oh, Pretty Woman Disc: 2 1. Intro 2. Only the Lonely 3. Leah 4. In Dreams 5. Crying 6. Uptown 7. The Comedians 8. Blue Angel 9. It's Over 10. Running Scared 11. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) 12. Mean Woman Blues 13. Candy Man 14. Ooby Dooby 15. Blue Bayou 16. Go! Go! Go! (Down the Line) 17. (All I Can Do Is) Dream You 18. Claudette 19. Oh, Pretty Woman 20. Oh, Pretty Woman 21. Secret Show Intro 22. (All I Can Do Is) Dream You 23. The Comedians 24. Candy Man 25. Claudette 26. Uptown 27. Credits 28. Mean Woman Blues (Rehearsal) 29. The Comedians (Rehearsal) 30. Blue Angel (Rehearsal) 31. Blue Bayou (Rehearsal) 32. Candyman (Rehearsal) 33. It's Over (Rehearsal) 34. Interview Break 35. Running Scared 36. (All I Can Do Is) Dream You (Rehearsal) 37. Uptown (Rehearsal) 38. Dream Baby (Rehearsal) 39. I've Got An Idea - Bruce Springsteen 40. Photo Gallery
  5. STATEMENT FROM THR BRIDGE OPENING CELBRATORY COMMITTEE There are no doubts that the past year or so has been incredibly difficult for so many, and I’m sure the vast majority of us have remained hopeful about the bridge being open in the time frame that has been stated. As a group, the bridge opening committee are entirely separate from NYCC, and have worked incredibly hard over the past few month to put together the kind of celebratory day the town deserves. Whilst we can plan for many things, and organise a day of wonderful celebrations, what we have no control over is the date the bridge is open. We have been led by NYCC and taken advice from them as to when we should realistically look at an opening celebration. It is now looking like the original date we were given isn’t going to work out. But please trust us when we say we totally appreciate everyone’s frustrations, because we feel it too. We too are Tadcaster residents and business owners and we are desperate to see the bridge open along with everyone else. The bridge opening celebration will now take place on Sunday 19th February, all of the wonderful things we have in place ARE movable and will all still go ahead just on a new date. The positive side of this is it gives us even more opportunity to create a memorable day for the town, and for us to make even more lanterns for our parade of thanks. Please note: The workshops are still going ahead at all venues as planned. We thank everyone for their patience and support
  6. Tadcaster Bridge close to the finish line North Yorkshire County Council’s contractors are doing everything they can so that Tadcaster Bridge can be opened to traffic at the end of this month. The bridge is programmed to open on January 27th and the County Council continues to throw everything at the job to meet the programme. The programme is being reviewed by officers and contractors twice a day to look at progress and any changing circumstances. Although completing works in order to open the bridge by the 27th is still possible, there is now no flexibility to meet that date, given the intensity of the works programme and the setbacks that have already occurred. The County Council lost a number of weeks to high river levels on the Wharfe last autumn and more recently work was hampered by freezing temperatures over Christmas and into the New Year. Adverse weather predicted for the coming week and any other unforeseen problems would result in an extension to the period of construction. “We are making every effort to meet our target date of the 27th”, said County Councillor Don Mackenzie, North Yorkshire’s Executive Member for Highways. “Our contractors are out on the site drilling and piling and progressing the work 24 hours a day. But the timescale is now very tight and because of the very cold weather forecast and should there be any other unforeseen issues, we would be very hard pressed to make that date. However, we are ploughing on, theoretically that date is still possible and we give an assurance that we will do everything we can to open to traffic as near to the target date as possible. “We do recognise how important the opening of the bridge is to the people of Tadcaster. They have been a community literally cut in two for a year and are eagerly looking forward to the time when they will be reconnected. We thank them for the patience they have shown and their fortitude and assure them that the bridge will be open for them in the very near future.” The 18th century grade two listed bridge is being reconstructed and widened with £3m from the Government and £1.4m from the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership. The bridge was closed after its partial collapse due to the force of flood water from heavy rains last Christmas. Because of the importance of the bridge to Tadcaster’s community, the County Council started the Herculean task of reconstruction only two and half weeks after the bridge’s collapse. It has pulled out all the stops to complete a project - which of its kind would normally take about two years - in half the time. The Council also erected a temporary footbridge by the beginning of last February against all the odds due to the length of the span and difficulties with access. Again, contractors were pulled onto the job 24/7 to complete it quickly. Cllr Mackenzie added: “All historic bridges are different but normally a job like Tadcaster’s main bridge reconstruction would require at least a nine month lead-in time for designs, procurement, planning permission and access issues all to be put in place. We went out there and started the job straight away, accomplishing all these things as we went along. Now we are bringing all of this together to finish the job very soon. It will be a day everybody can be proud of.”
  7. Even now that sweet memory lingers Duncan - Paul Simon
  8. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  9. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38131028
  10. As Tears Go By
  11. I Am a Rock I hope that link works in other countries apart from the UK.
  12. Hi, Steve here, Busking in Covent Garden one evening, when a lady (who was pretty easy on the eye to be fair) in the audience asked me to sing “All I Ask of You”. i had just sung a number from Phantom of the Opera. With my most withering scathing tone I informed her I can't be doing two phantom songs in a row (like duh). She replied with "if you do I'll sing it with you". Given my previous duet earlier that set was an enforced rendition of Flower of Scotland with a drunken Scotsman in a kilt I set my gaze to highly skeptical. Obvs I asked if she was any good - at which stage she casually dropped in "I'm currently Christine in Phantom at her majesty's". When I removed my foot from my mouth….we did this…