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by Roger
Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Recent acquisition
Replies: 5
Views: 6174

Re: Recent acquisition

Andrew, You are indeed a lucky fellow - a great looking guitar with so much GG history. Bet it sounds great too! My recent purchases have been far more modest - a Puretone soprano ukelele which I got from a charity shop for £1.50, and more recently an elctroacoustic ukelele : http://www.amazon.co.uk...
by Roger
Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:49 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Tom McCauley's Gordon Giltrap Show
Replies: 29
Views: 21130

Re: Tom McCauley's Gordon Giltrap Show

Tom, What a cracking listen! Great selection of tracks too. Awakenings/Robes & Growns - Appalachial Dreaming - On Camber Sands - Heartsong - Is This The Last Song I Write... nice! Of course, it got me musing too on how I might boilsome of my fave Giltrap moments down to a half hour radio show. ...
by Roger
Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: The rare "Gordon Giltrap Live at the BBC" album...
Replies: 5
Views: 5774

Re: The rare "Gordon Giltrap Live at the BBC" album...

Trevor/Roger,

Thanks for the brilliant news guys - off to explore now!

Roger :D
by Roger
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: 40th anniversary of the Visionary
Replies: 10
Views: 7243

Re: 40th anniversary of the Visionary

Visionary, PJ and FoTD are all remarkable albums in my opinion and stand shoulder to shoulder with anything else recorded in the 70s or any other time for that matter. Whether the music is stripped down to the basics ie Gordon alone on an acoustic guitar, or given the full band treatment, the compo...
by Roger
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Tom McCauley's Gordon Giltrap Show
Replies: 29
Views: 21130

Re: Tom McCauley's Gordon Giltrap Show

Nice work Tom :D
by Roger
Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 13
Views: 12208

Re: New to the forum

A warm welcome to you Mark. From Gordon down you will find great people on this forum.

All the best,

Roger
by Roger
Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: 40th anniversary of the Visionary
Replies: 10
Views: 7243

Re: 40th anniversary of the Visionary

Hi Piotr! I had to travel to Warwick yesterday and returned to Portsmouth this evening. My chosen CDs for the journey were Visionary, Perilous Journey, Fear of the Dark and Ravens and Lullabies :D Visionary, PJ and FoTD are all remarkable albums in my opinion and stand shoulder to shoulder with anyt...
by Roger
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: St. George's Day!
Replies: 5
Views: 8567

Re: St. George's Day!

Hi Tom - you're in good company then! William Shakespeare was born and died on the 23rd, while my Dad (90 this year) and his last surviving brother also have their Birthdays on this date! On a sad note note the 23rd is the anniversary of the passing of Ian Nelson (Red Noise), brother of the great Bi...
by Roger
Sun Dec 20, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Season's Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 7287

Re: Season's Greetings

Well said Andrew and of course we'd like to echo your sentiments :D

Roger & Em x

PS Looking forward to catching up with you and Anna next year!
by Roger
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Dodo's Dream
Replies: 25
Views: 22753

Re: Dodo's Dream

Andrew,

Yes it was very kind of Gordon to give us a mention, particularly as he had quite a few family members there. All in all it was a great weekend which will stay in my memory for a long time :D

Roger
by Roger
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: The Guitars of Bill Nelson!
Replies: 0
Views: 3857

The Guitars of Bill Nelson!

One for the guitar players this!

There is currently a thread on Bill's forum listing his guitars:

http://www.billnelson.com/html/park/inn.php, then William's World, then "A list of Bill's Guitars", dated Mon 23 Nov - enjoy!!!
by Roger
Tue Nov 24, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 8
Views: 8077

Re: Revelation

While it's great that the BBC audio from the concerts is still available, it's such a crying shame that the TV footage no longer exists :( :cry: It's probably the same for the FOD videos - I remember watching Gordon with his SG2000 on of all places "Tiswas", which was the start of my admir...
by Roger
Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Dodo's Dream
Replies: 25
Views: 22753

Re: Dodo's Dream

Andrew,

We were at that Dorchester gig and a great one it was too!

Roger :D
by Roger
Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wojtek the Soldier Bear
Replies: 5
Views: 7198

Re: Wojtek the Soldier Bear

Piotr, What a fantastic story about Wojtek and of course your timing has been spot on to help us remember and honour our relatives who lived and fought during WW II - my Uncle was in the RAF and was sadly killed during active service in Singapore (the irony was that he survived the Battle of Britain...
by Roger
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Dodo's Dream
Replies: 25
Views: 22753

Re: Dodo's Dream

Forgive me for being a bit smug, but then I think this has turned out to be a great thread :D The fact that we all love different versions of Dodo speaks volumes of what it's all about :D Bob - yes you are the lucky one! Steve - we saw Gordon perform Sallie's Song at Fareham a few years ago on the J...

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