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If you like your music live…and punk…then you could do a lot worse than getting down to Blackpool, August 3rd, for a long weekend of live punk, ska and lots of other musical stuff. My brother and I go every year and have done (with the odd year off here and there) since it was held in Morecambe and was called “Holidays In The Sun” This is it’s 21st year!


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I’ve always had a passion for music, starting in my youth, as a Rude Boy and, when The Specials split up, becoming a punk rocker. Most people did it the other way round. I have a large collection of music and add to that all the time. I’ve never had a problem in trying different things, as a boy I used to buy records based on the label they were on when I had never heard the band before – some you win, some you lose.

I used to have books filled with my own charts, for some reason I quite clearly remember The Ruts’ Babylon Is Burning as my Number 1 for 1 week…The Damned’s Friday 13th EP was another I can remember hitting that top spot…I may even still have this book somewhere, perhaps I should dig it out…

So, this year has been a good year for new albums, probably helped by the volume of driving I have done for work allowing me plenty of time to listen to new stuff. So, without further ado – here are numbers 20 – 15;

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