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Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing (RAK)

Briefly linked with the Beatles, Hot Chocolate, a group put together by Patrick Olive featuring Errol Brown and Tony Wilson who later would leave, happened to be one of the most successful British Disco bands starting from the mid-70’s. 49 more words


Area players chosen for North-South basketball games

Greenville’s Ramel Brown, Hillcrest’s Randall Shaw and Woodmont’s Buck Hosea have been chosen to play in the North-South all-star game March 21 at Lexington High School. 294 more words



An interview featuring my hero John Cooper Clark chatting to another hero the late great Tony Wilson in which Clarkey defends the use of rhyme in poetry as it stops you becoming “over-verbose” and it “concentrates the images…disciplines them and makes them accessible” 40 more words


Tony Wilson

After exploring Syracuse University’s library database, I came across an interesting source about the Madchester era. The source was a Sunday Independent newspaper article written in 2007, which talked about the mourning of the highly influential Tony Wilson in Manchester. 209 more words



For more years than I care to remember, I always said that my ideal night out would be to sit down in a pub alongside Bill Drummond and Tony Wilson and just enjoy the conversation that would inevitably flow. 954 more words

New Order

Tony Wilson is bloody great

I’m currently reading “24 hour party people” This book is Tony Wilson’s novelisation of the post-modern comedy/drama film about Factory Records, Joy Division/New Order, the Happy Mondays: it’s a post-modern novelisation/chatty memoirs/rock history book written by the man in question – full to the brim with wit and just sheer cultural pride. 237 more words


Writing Resolutions

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions. Or New Year. Or resolutions. Not really. But change is order of the day. I guess change is the order of every day in some way. 287 more words