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Old 28-07-2013, 10:47 PM   #72661
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1962
Allan Clarke and Graham Nash, childhood friends from Salford, form The Hollies, playing their first gig at the Oasis Club in Manchester in December 1962 and take over The Beatles regular spot at Liverpool's Cavern Club


1966
Philomena Lynott buys the Clifton Grange Hotel in Whalley Range. The hotel is soon nicknamed 'The Biz' because of the number of showbiz personalities who stay there. Phil Lynott later writes the song 'Clifton Grange Hotel' on Thin Lizzy's debut album.

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Also from the online banks, for the 900th show in July 1981 TOTP introduced Yellow Pearl as its new theme, for which Jimmy Saville gave Phil Lynott his official title.
1967
Robin Gibb & his girlfriend survive the Hither Green rail crash in London, in which 49 people die
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Old 28-07-2013, 10:56 PM   #72662
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For his 60th he was photographed in his birthday suit, the ceremonial uniform of the Welsh Guards. Being a prince gives the chance to dress up and play-act (this runs in the family – his son Harry got a lot of unfavourable publicity dressing up as a Nazi). Charles is often snapped festooned with medals! He must be a very brave man. Being a royal is like being in a big play-pen.

The palace is keen to portray itself as an institution which is sharing the pain in these austere times. In July 2012 the palace claimed that expenditure had fallen by 26% in real terms from a level of £36.5m three years ago. Last year did see a fall in the Civil List, most of which pays wages, but royal travel and upkeep of residences rose. The published accounts do not show the cost of security for the Royal Family. When the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Phillips got married, the wedding cost Scottish police £400,000.

BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt said: “The price of royal travel is what tends to excite attention year in, year out.” The royal travel bill for 2011 was £6.1m. A Prince Andrew charter flight to Saudi Arabia cost £81,000; a Prince Charles royal train journey was £38,016.

Charles came to Sri Lanka in 2005 to help out after the tsunami. He visited Batticaloa but floundered helplessly. “I feel awful. All I have done is interrupt their very hard work. You’ve got a lot more to do when I’m gone,” he told the volunteers. That trip by Prince Charles to Sri Lanka cost British taxpayers £300,000. We took food and supplies to Hambantota in our car and it didn’t cost nearly as much as that. How much parippu can you buy for £300,000?




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The Riverboat - also The Whiskey-a-go-go once

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Hi All,
twistedwheel----- I wonder where you lived as you said you lived only minutes from thr ’Ri’. I lived in Hilton St and could see the back exit from our house. I can remember climbing onto the roof many times as a kid. My friend’s dad was the caretaker of the Assembly Room Ballroom (ABR) and we used to climb through the window in one of the Artist’s changing room. From there we could get onto the roof. It was quite steep so it was great fun sliding down the slates. Fortunately there was a small wall all round so we were reasonably safe!!! This experiance probably lead to me becoming a Fireman! Do any males remember that if you went to the loo, you could go down the corridor and open the side door and let your mates in. I can remember Trever the young lad with a limp who used to sell the late issue of the ’M. Evening News’ and the ’Sporting Pink’ outside the ’Ri’ before going down to the ’Postoffice’ pub in Hilton St. and the the Dover in Fenney St.
Are there any of the old members of the "Saterday Morning Matanee" gang left out there. Remember you got a birthday card which you hanb in and get in for nothing. Then before the films started you had to go on the stage when everyone sang "Happy Birthday".
On busy nights when there were queues to get in, Peter Costello and I would lean over the wall and try and G**b!! onto a chosen person below!!! devil We also collected bits of old film from the dust bins to make stink bombs. How did I ever manage to grow up into a normal person?
Eddieswind ---- Jimmy Saville actually was the DJ at the (ABR) for a while in the 50s. In the late 40s and early 50s they used to get lots of top stars and big bands there too. Years later the ABR became an roller skating rink and I actually fought the fire the night it was a blaze.
Above the ABR in the 50s there used to be a night club too, ’The Whisky a Go Go’ I think it was called.
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Jimmy Saville used to live in that private block of flats that stood behind The Sun pub, across the road from the Rialto.

When ’The Sun’ newspaper was launched one of their publicity promotions was to sponser all the pubs in the country called ’The Sun’ to give away "Free Beer" to customers.
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'I started to entertain the notion that his tireless charity work might be some grand bid for atonement for past sins'
Jimmy Savile's biographer Dan Davies


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Old 28-07-2013, 11:06 PM   #72666
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Other members of the team were Gary Laine (who later went on to open the great Manchester record shop Spin Inn) Is this the shop
To understand the paramount importance of Spin Inn, you should first consider the fact that during the late 70s / early 80s (and beyond) DJs would travel there from all over the North, the Midlands and even Scotland, in order to buy the latest dance releases. Literally the only place to shop if you wanted to be taken seriously as a black music specialist, Spin Inn sold Soul, Funk, Disco and Jazz imports from, mainly, the US, and was truly an oasis when it came to purchasing the very latest black music, a large percentage of which would never be issued in the UK. This was as cutting-edge as it got - most dance records originating from the US that would go on to become big UK hits, first arrived in the shop way before they were released in this country, so, by the time they’d begun packing the floors in mainstream clubland, they’d already been and gone as far as the ‘upfront’ DJ’s were concerned.
Hero’s and Spin Inn are very much a part of Manchester’s illustrious gay heritage, helping nurture what has now become such a strong and colourful ‘queer community’. Canal Street might not seem as exotic as Castro Street, but the spirit of San Francisco (and, of course, New York) has swiftly spread its roots within the rainy city throughout the past two decades.http://www.mdmarchive.co.uk/archive/...say.php?esid=8
There was also a record shop in Stevenson Square back in the 70s I can't remember what it was called but, it was a big shop on the corner. Its now a café I think. Wonder if it was in there?
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The raceway in Broughton, Salford opened in June 1967 and was known as "Manchester Model Raceways". It was built in the old dance hall above the Rialto cinema and had 3 tracks, a 65ft lap 8 lane novice track, a 120ft lap 8 lane intermediate track and a 240ft lap "super track" which had a 72 degree banked corner at the end of a 45ft straight! The tracks were designed and built by me and Brian Badger, both of us ex Ashton under Lyne and Slots Incorporated club racers, with assistance from several carpenters, with the electrics and lap counters supplied and fitted by Harrison Bros from Southport.
The tracks were built to comply with the then ECRA rules and were constructed from 3/4" RB plywood, money no object at the time! Brian and I were contracted to build all 3 tracks and we started work on them in January 1967. At the same time whilst building the 3 tracks we were asked to design and fit out the old Whisky a Go Go casino in the basement below the raceway which we managed to do (somehow), and that opened in May 1967 as the Whisky a Go Go Disco, a month before the raceway opened. I seem to remember working some stupid hours to get jobs done - 80 to 90 hours a week sometimes. not helped by several interuptions from DJ's Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Saville. The official opening of the raceway was covered by the Manchester Evening News and then later had some air-time on Granada TV.
It was a shame that the raceway closed so soon, the owners wanted a quick return on their investment and when that didn't happen, they pulled the plug on it, owing a lot of money to a lot of people, including me and Brian.

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When mirrorballs ruled

For a start, it gives it a pedigree, tracing its roots to Second World War Europe - the Swing-Jugend of Hamburg who would wear bright checked clothing and long hair in defiance of the Nazis and gather in cellars to listen to their favourite tunes played by a DJ. After the war, the Whisky-A-Go-Go and its jukebox attracted the jetset; club life went international, hit New York and blossomed.

They did it in the 60s with the Peedles. No surprise, they did it in the 40s, too.

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Potters Snooker Club, Broughton, Salford 1990

Used to be a roller disco from the 60's called whisky a go go.
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There was also a record shop in Stevenson Square back in the 70s I can't remember what it was called but, it was a big shop on the corner. Its now a café I think. Wonder if it was in there?
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Spin Inn record shop in Manchester. Adjacent to Top of the Town discotheque/nightclub on Cross Street. Gary Laine was a dj at the club and also managed the record shop. A haven for soul lovers in late 60's Manchester.

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What Jimmy liked: Teret said: 'I think Jim, preferred girly girls rather than smart girls... Not the ones that go to work and be dead straight and sensible'


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As an aside, vile liked raping young boys omitted by the MSM as we can't witch hunt gays eh Cameron .
Paedophiles especially high profile friends of Big ears and co are protected by witch hunt discrimination .
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From Davids Headlines........

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THE SICK BASTARD!!!!

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Stunned officers chipped away plaster at a ­record shop wall and unveiled a hidden list of names thought to belong to young victims of Jimmy Savile.

The vile register, which contained the names, ages and a disgusting ratings system seemingly used to mark their sexual performance, was scrawled on a secret wall buried behind layers of wallpaper and plaster.

A source revealed: “The wall looked like something straight out of a horror movie. There were lists and lists of names of the victims – it’s a shocking discovery.”

The list of girls and young women is thought to identify ­hundreds of potential new victims abused at the hands of the BBC DJ and it raised fears Savile was at the centre of a celebrity paedophile ring.

Police believe the major breakthrough could lead to further arrests – including other well-known celebrities.

The wall also appeared to contain the names of girls the sick group hoped to target in the future.

Officers who raided the shop in ­Greater Manchester after a tip-off will now try to trace the alleged victims.

A source said the raid had provided the clearest evidence yet to show Savile was part of a larger group of monsters.

The source said: “Savile appeared to be using the room above the record store as some kind of secret HQ to plan his vile acts.

“There appears to be some suggestion that he was not acting alone either.

“There were others who appear to be involved, several others, some of whom are household names.”

As the specialist officers ripped away the layers from the wall, the names of up to 200 new ­people they believe he and accomplices attacked or planned to
attack during the 1980s and 1990s were ­gradually revealed.

At least one other well-known BBC figure and several celebrities are now being linked to the probe. Suspects face being quizzed in the coming weeks.

The source added: “Police think there might be hundreds of new female victims that needed to be spoken to as a result of the record shop raid.

Earlier this year it was suggested there were around 450 victims of Savile’s depraved actions.

“This looks like an under-estimation. If the evidence on the wall is anything to go by, we could be talking in the region of 650 victims in all. It’s shocking.”

Criminologist Professor David Wilson from Birmingham City University said the register was a way for the predators to boast about their conquests.

Margaret Thatcher with Jimmy Savile
Margaret Thatcher with Jimmy Savile
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He said: “In the age before the internet made it possible for paedophiles to ­communicate with each other and write about who they could abuse and the form that abuse may take, they found other methods.

Paedophiles are constantly evolving ways of communicating.

“By putting it on a wall they are making it public, but by hiding it, it is private. The public nature is because they are proud of it. It is a boasting system.

It is a form of saying ‘this is what I’ve done. I’ve done more than you.’

It’s about them displaying their own sexual success in being able to abuse these children.

“They also recognise this could lead to arrest, so they had to be careful about their sexual preferences.

“At the time this was said to have taken place paedophiles used contact magazines and groups of associates to get in touch with each other.

We are beginning to see how widespread Savile’s abuse was.

“The significance of it having been found in a record shop is that at the time this was where all the young people went to buy their records and hang out.

Now they download songs on the internet.”

Police carried out the raid a few weeks ago. The findings potentially raise the depravity of disgraced Savile – who died at 84 in October 2011 – to new levels.

A joint police and NSPCC report published in January declared that with at least 450 victims, he was one of Britain’s most ­prolific sex offenders.

Commander Peter Spindler said Savile “groomed the nation” as he raised millions for charity while using his status as a platform for abuse.

Leeds-born Savile had links with ­Greater Manchester stretching back to the 1950s when he managed a ballroom in the city.

His first known attack took place in ­Manchester in 1955. Investigators who revealed the scale of his abuse said he used his appeal to target the vulnerable.

In 1964, Savile’s name was mentioned to police investigating allegations that men were exploiting girls from Duncroft ­Approved School in Surrey.

Police arrested two men in London and a ledger showed Savile was a regular ­visitor there. Following his death, 28 police forces recorded 214 crimes ­committed by the presenter, including 34 rape claims. The latest allegation against him was from 2009 when he was aged 82.

The report said he targeted children as young as eight and sexually attacked at least 23 of his victims on BBC premises.

In 1972 during a break in filming, Savile groped a 12-year-old boy and felt the breasts of the youngster’s two friends.

Investigators also found he carried out abuse in at least 14 hospitals between 1955 and 2009, including Great Ormond Street and one hospice.

Savile was stripped of his knighthood when dozens of women came forward to say he attacked them during his 54-year campaign of abuse.

Officers launched Operation Yewtree to probe the claims and there are now three strands to the investigation. One concerns Savile’s crimes ­exclusively, while another relates to allegations against Savile and others.

The third concentrates on ­accusations unconnected to Savile but which emerged following publicity.

A host of soap stars, DJs and TV ­presenters have been arrested during nationwide probes into historical sex offences in cases not connected to Savile.

BBC presenter Stuart Hall had his prison sentence for a series of assaults on girls doubled to 30 months on Friday.

Three Appeal Court judges ruled his original 15-month term was “inadequate”. The former It’s A Knockout host, 83, ­admitted sexually assaulting 13 girls aged nine to 17 over nearly 20 years.

Coronation Street star Bill Roache is one of the best-known actors to be held over allegations in the aftermath of the Savile scandal. He was charged in May with raping a ­teenage girl in 1967.

Roache has been bailed until his next court appearance on September 2 when he will enter formal pleas.

The actor, who has played Ken Barlow in the ITV1 soap since its launch, also faces charges of five indecent assaults­ ­involving four girls aged between 11 or 12 and 16. He denies all the claims.

His fellow Corrie star Michael Le Vell, who plays mechanic Kevin Webster, has been taken off air after being charged with 19 offences against a child, including rape, indecent assault and sexual activity.

Police have been inundated with calls following coverage of Savile’s depraved legacy.

It is claimed more of those ­allegedly abused are now finding the courage to come forward because the police are taking a new approach – giving potential victims hope their cases will be treated seriously.

Dozen of other arrests so far include Gary Glitter and comedian Freddie Starr.

Comic Jimmy Tarbuck was ­arrested at his home in South West London in May in ­connection with a historic child sex abuse claim.

And PR guru Max ­Clifford has been charged with 11 indecent assaults allegedly committed ­between 1966 and 1985.

The 70-year-old has vowed to clear his name. All those who have been ­arrested have vehemently ­denied any wrongdoing.

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Wrong era, been looking into the sixties. It's the 80s and 90s timeframe.

Now the police are saying Savile had nothing to do with this unlike the police source for the Mirror which said Savile was heavily involved.



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Daily Mail - 28 July 2013

Roll call of victims found on secret wall amid Savile inquiry: Police uncover list 'rating' hundreds of children

Police have found a hidden wall covered in names of 'victims'
Names, ages and 'ratings of sexual performance' hidden behind plaster
Record shop room in Greater Manchester raided after tip-off
Find 'result of Operation Yewtree investigation' but police denied Savile link

A list believed to detail the names of child abuse victims has been found behind a secret wall by police investigating crimes uncovered as a result of the inquiry into disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile.

Officers swooped on a flat above a record shop in Greater Manchester following a tip-off and discovered the appalling roll call scrawled behind layers of wallpaper and plaster, it has emerged.

The list includes the names and ages of hundreds of boys and girls, next to a disgusting ratings system that apparently related to their sexual performance. Some of the names were reportedly boys and girls the paedophiles were planning to target.

The discovery, which allegedly dates from the 1980s and 1990s, was made by officers from Greater Manchester Police.

They are currently investigating historic sex abuse allegations that came to light following publicity surrounding Operation Yewtree, the inquiry into sex offences committed by Savile.

In the era before the internet, paedophiles used secret magazines or groups to share their crimes with fellow sex attackers in the same way some use internet forums now. Criminologists believe that the wall could be an example of such behaviour.

‘It is a boasting system,’ said David Wilson, Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University.

‘Paedophiles are constantly evolving ways of communicating. It is a form of saying, “This is what I’ve done, I’ve done more than you”. It’s about them displaying their own sexual success in being able to abuse these children.’

Police denied claims that the flat was used by Savile or that the names amounted to a list of his victims.

The Leeds-born Top of the Pops host had links with Greater Manchester stretching back to the 1950s, when he managed a ballroom in the city. His first known attack, in 1955, also took place in the city.

Detective Chief Superintendent Mary Doyle said: ‘Last year, Greater Manchester Police received allegations about historic sexual abuse that occurred in the Greater Manchester area. These allegations were made as a result of Operation Yewtree, which was the investigation by the Metropolitan Police into Jimmy Savile.

‘It is important to stress these allegations were not about Jimmy Savile himself and GMP is not carrying out any inquiries directly relating to Savile.

‘The recovery of these names came as a result of an ongoing investigation into the allegations made last year’
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‘This is a live, complex investigation for which we have already made arrests therefore I cannot go into great detail about the status of the investigation.’

Savile’s death, aged 84 in October 2011, prompted a wave of allegations against the former BBC presenter.

A joint police and NSPCC report, published in January, revealed that Savile was one of Britain’s most prolific paedophiles, with around 450 victims of offences over more than half a century.

It said Savile had committed 214 known offences, including 34 rapes, across 28 police force areas.
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