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Thread #103362 Message #2104357
Posted By: Banjiman
16-Jul-07 - 01:51 PM
Thread Name: Does anyone remember 'The Broadside'
Subject: Does anyone remember 'The Broadside'
All the talk of Lincoln Cathedral (see separate thread) has taken me back to my childhood so here goes:
Does anyone else remeber the Broadside? I am sitting here looking at a copy of "Songs From The Stocks" which I inherited from my Dad (mentioned in the Lincoln Cathedral thread). As well as containing 2 John Conolly classics (Fiddler's Green & Punch & Judy Man) it has lot's of other good stuff.
I have fond memories of watching the group from when I was absolutely tiny, and my Mum claims they used to come round for tea! I can't say I remember this though.
I am aware that both John and Brian Dawson are both still going strong, if anyone is in touch with them perhaps you could mention my Dad's name (Peter Arrowsmith, he died in 1983) and if they have any recollections let me know.
I would be interested to know what has happened to the other's as well (Bill Meek, Tom Smith and Mike Lee).
Finally (after this the rest of the day is your own....) I seem to keep just missing John Connolly at various folk clubs and events. Does anyone have any info when he or Brian Dawson are playing.