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Thread #160405 Message #3806080
Posted By: GUEST,Bloke in Groucho mask
21-Aug-16 - 12:21 PM
Thread Name: Stop The Ewan Maccoll Bickering !!!
Subject: RE: Stop The Ewan Maccoll Bickering !!!
Perhaps if Jim started reading posts rather than making assumptions, normal people might put more weight to his other claims. His hostility towards others of us who experienced the person as opposed to hearing him on the wireless, on the basis of his hero worship is rather funny really. Yes, you knew him better than most of us Jim, whoopy do. He was still an ignorant nasty twat at times, which was in contradiction to the wonderful prose, full of empathy, poetry and vivid imagery in his work. If you saw another side, great but don't go around saying the many who experienced his bad side are liars. We aren't. By the way, recent interviews with Peggy Seeger reveal a side consistent with those of us that Jim tries to ridicule.
By the way II, I never ever saw Ewan MacColl wearing his trousers up to his tits. I reckon Fred Jordan copyrighted the image... (He also loved my "tit trousers" name I used when introducing him or referring to him.)
As I said, some say good old Jim, some say f