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Monday, May 31, 2021

An Aladdin's Cave - May 31

What to do on a glorious early summer's day? Let's go for a wander. An hour or so later, stumbling across Fern Avenue Antiques Centre in suburban Newcastle, what a delight! A decommissioned post box on the forecourt, terracotta plant pots, wrought iron this, wrought iron that. Inside, a veritable Aladdin's Cave. You name it, it was in there - vintage toys, vintage typewriters, vintage street signs, posters, pottery, stuffed animals, an endless list of the collectible and not so collectible. 

Items of musical interest included a board advertising some of the artists contracted to the Philips' record label. Famous names all, Doris Day and Winfred Atwell among them. For Brownie points only, no prizes, name the Tyneside based guitarist who recorded with Ms Atwell. Russell

3 comments :

Gordon Solomon. said...

Willy Payne, I think.

Russell said...

I think we have a winner!

Lance said...

And which local based musician had an altercation with Doris Day in a record store in LA?

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