The Russell Club – 1979  (Autograph)

Saw the Skids at the Factory & got the autographs of 3 band members.  I believe that there is also a Manchester connection with Stuart Adamson of the band

Artefact added on 21.07.2007 by

Tony/Longfella says: Hi Jax – great stuff you’re posting up!

See my later Skids autographs and various tales under the Apollo venue.  Interesting to plot on here how quickly bands went from the Circus/Factory to the Apollo as the new wave broke out of the arty/studenty crowds, into the charts and onto the estates.   Sometimes the cracks showed – I remember young bands playing their hit single 2 and 3 times at the Apollo.

There’s wobbly footage on youtube of the recent Skids farewell gigs at Dunfermline and T in the Park.

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