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I'm a newee

Postby paulG » 29 Mar 2011, 18:44

Hi everyone, just like to introduce myself to this board. I have been a fan of Rory since 1971, first saw him at a little club in Wellingborough with about 100 people, then a number of times at the Reading festival and once at the end of the seventies at the De Montford Hall Leicester.

He has always blown me away, i am a lifetime fan of the Stones, these are my number 1 band BUT I am so glad rory did not join them as I think he was better with his own band playing his own music. I moved to Cambridge at the end of the eighties and went to see him at the Cambridge Folk festival in the early ninties, when we arrived we were told he was not playing as he was ill, he died a couple of years later, far too soon. A friend of mine knows his brother and told me to ring him for a chat, never did.

I look forward to chatting on this board.
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Re: I'm a newee

Postby JimLED » 29 Mar 2011, 19:06

Welcome to the Rory world, Paul!

Thanks for the story. A bit sad story..

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Postby Jay Jay » 30 Mar 2011, 13:22

Hi Paul, a very warm welcome to Roryland :)
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Postby innuendo » 30 Mar 2011, 19:45

welcome to the forum paulG
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Postby Sinner Girl » 30 Mar 2011, 20:55

welcome to the forum paulG

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Re: I'm a newee

Postby paulG » 31 Mar 2011, 21:43

Thanks for the warm welcome, has anyone else seen Rory in the early days?
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Re: I'm a newee

Postby rory » 10 Apr 2011, 14:00

Welcome, Rock on for Rory.

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Re: I'm a newee

Postby reggie » 17 Jul 2012, 20:15

Hello, I was there for Rory at Wellingborough in 1972 too. Hooked ever since.
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