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On 16/08/2020 at 00:02, rico said:

Big Country were a great band

thet certainly were, I saw them at Knebworth in 1986 when they supported Queen, they were great , as were StatusQuo who were also supporting.

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3 hours ago, rico said:

 

 

Well, you brought back some great memories with that one, Rico ("great", broadly defined).....

 

In my mind, that's forever associated with a dark, deserted railway siding outside Ostend at 2am en route to Euro 1988.

 

My mate and I had got the ferry (pre-tunnel days) and were in our compartment, waiting for the night train to head off for Germany.

Suddenly, we heard a load of rowdy England fans pile into the compartment immediately behind us.

 

Then they all started..... "Doctor Whoo--oooo...Aaaaggghhhh! FVCK!!!! Doctor Whoo--oooo...Aaaaggghhhh! Leeds! Leeds! Leeds!"....cue what sounded like a dozen blokes repeatedly booting the partition behind our heads.

This went on for quite some time....but fortunately they never opted to come and greet us in our compartment.

 

2am in a Belgian railway siding wouldn't have been an attractive place to die....though it would have saved us watching a dismal showing by England.

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