Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Graham Bradshaw What are your memories of MSG Folk Club (31) RE: What are your memories of MSG Folk Club 08 Oct 07


I remember playing there several times in the 60s - it was run by a bloke called 'Jenks' I think - can't remember what that was short for.

He had a bit of a reputation for being 'difficult'. If you turned up after the contracted time (even if you weren't due on stage until later), he would dock your pay.

IT was always a good night though, packed out - but then most clubs were in those days.

I think the bloke Giok was referring to was Ralph Smith, who used to run a chain of folk clubs in Lancashire. Amazing as it may seem nowadays, he did it as a business, and made a handsome living at it.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.