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"WHAT THE PRESS SAID".......PLUS SOME OLD PHOTOS

I've found some more cuttings from 1978, to view, features; Dillinger, Frantic Elevators, Sister Ray, Salford Jets.

NME FEBRUARY 3 1979
"Starting with a near perfect version of Suffragette City"
It's on the album Coming....ready or not !!
It also includes "Images"bringing "Pictures of Lily" into a suprisingly innocent '70s focus

SOUNDS JANUARY 27 1979
"Tameside Girls is the song that sticks in my mind"
On the album "Coming .... ready or not !!"

Craig's new
Gordon Smith
20th Anniversary model

POP STAR WEEKLY MAY 5 1979
Hear the "High powered pop rhythms"
on the album
COMING ... READY OR NOT !!
DETOUR RECORDS UK

MELODY MAKER JUNE 16 1979
Last line "One Of the Best Bands In Manchester at present"

Stuart's Gordon-Smith Guitars

Stuart's Gordon~Smith Guitars
Left: Griffin Long scale Bass
Centre: Flying V
Right: Griffin short scale

Live at Manchester Poly June '79
Poster for gig on photo page 2
(Craig Scanlon & Marc Riley of The Fall
are in the last lot of heads on the right!)

LIVE AT THE MARQUEE APRIL 1979
Craig is playing
the Gordon~Smith no. 36

CRAIG with his Gordon-Smith Guitar
Gordon~Smith Guitars were used on all our
recordings
This particular guitar (a Graduate) SERIAL No 00220 was stolen in 1980
The guitar used on most recordings was
serial no 36

We are still together
(in the center Chris from Gordon-Smith Guitars)
STEVE, TONY, STUART, CRAIG

STUART with Gordon-Smith Guitar
Serial no.125
(see 'My Bass is' in GUITARIST OCT. 2000)

A rare photo of Fast Cars
Live in 1990

MURRAY BRO'S !!
Playing at Bowdon Vale Youth Club
1979
Photographed by Martin O'Neil

Like Slaughter & The Dogs
with the wonder addition of actual talent!!

A Manchester Collection at No.6 June 1979
from SOUNDS

From the album
Killed by Death #20
Still Available somewhere!

Taken by Mitsu in the crowd
TOKYO 2001

OUR BIGGEST GIG

Live at The Guitar Show
Belle Vue Manchester
October 1979
playing for Gordon~Smith Guitars
Manchester UK

"Everyday I make another Mistake
Yeah, Yeah, uh, Yeah, Yeah!!"
Marquee 1979

Hollywell North Wales
played with Run 229 and Two Tone Pinks

Pete Bates on Drums 1980

Chris Smith (far right) our sound man
from Gordon~Smith Guitars
1979

One off gig in 1996 with Salford Jets

Live in Japan, a rare photo
of Craig playing a Telecaster
July 2001

The Boys are back in town!
1996

20th Anniversary gig 1998
Playing at The Butchers Arms
Haydn & Craig both playing

Stuart with Rickenbacker
Tokyo 2001