Polly Reynolds in London - the 1970's

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, page 37:

The London suburb where I lived had several technical colleges within easy reach. Not every week, but often enough, one or other of them would have live music playing. This would vary enormously. One time it was a folk singer called Mike Absalom, then a month later it was a band called Nazareth. No special arrangements were made by the college authorities, they were happy to rent out their place to make a bit of extra cash. Concerts like this were one of the ways of hearing about new music. If a singer couldn’t get his records played on the radio, then he had to go round small places and …   more >>
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Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 37. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1412174632545 accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Polly Reynolds

Listening to

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folk music performed by Mike Absalom
Disastodrome performed by Nazareth (band)

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:43:52 +0100