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Tuesday, 20 February 2007

TV SMITH - Live @ The Klub Wiv No Name, Stevenage. 1/10/93


Once again the good folk of Stevenage had a chance to see another 'punk legend' play an intimate gig, and once again apathy set in and very few bothered to turn out. Never mind their loss, as I'm sure you'll agree if you download this. From The Adverts to his solo stuff TV SMITH has a way with words, as not only the songs but the banter in between songs on this recording shows. The set starts with his 'punk classic' Gary Gilmours Eyes then takes in subjects such as Britain's 'special' relationship with America, Government cover-ups, train drivers crashing while carrying Nuclear Waste, how everything is getting bigger, and the rich live longer, and the growing gap between the rich and poor. This was recorded 13 years ago and every word is still relevant. Protest never dies it just gets older and you find there's more to protest about, "and I wont pay for their mistakes."

5 comments:

John Liedown said...

TV Smith is the mutts. Such a nice bloke as well.
Cheers for this Wolfie.

Nuzz Prowlin' Wolf said...

Yeah he was great that night a real friendly guy, and I think it shows on the recording.

Anonymous said...

I had the misfortune to live in Stevenage for 10 years in the 80`s, a nasty vicious town. Went to many a gig at Bowes ussually with some sort of grief from the local skinheads. After seeing Zodiac Mindwarp I ended up down the lister having 6 stiches put in my head after some twat lobed a glass into the crowd, and you wonder why people stopped attending the gigs there !

Nuzz Prowlin' Wolf said...

Hey anon, yep got it in one, a lot of the gigs during the 80's were marred by skinhead violence. Crass, Athletico Spizz 80 springs to mind,always tension in the air The Exploited and Infa Riot. But that was then, during the 90's the demographics changed and there weren't a lot of people going to gigs, skinheads had died out or grown up in Stevenage by then. Cheers for commenting, if you've any more memories of Bowes, get in touch, cos I'm trying to get an archive together.

Anonymous said...

hi Nuzz .its Mark chubz [bombchild] ive been in Thailand 4 a couple of years now . & im glad 2 c u r still active wiv Bowes; can u get a list of gigs at Bowes from the start [sundays]/? ANOK 4 US ALL