Category: Music

Hollies 1965

Our main image this week shows Salford band the Hollies jumping for joy in Stockport after hearing that their single I’m Alive had gone to the top of the UK charts. It is June 1965.

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Stockport and Blondie

iNostalgia looks back on Stockport’s surprising links with Blondie, the Sex Pistols and the punk explosion of the late 1970s

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OMD Early Years

iNostalgia remembers the early years of global sensations Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – who were convinced they’d only last one gig!

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The Fall

iNostalgia remembers the formative years of Manchester band The Fall – and the vast array of musicians who played for them

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Marc Bolan

iNostalgia remembers how Granada TV programme Marc brought Marc Bolan and a string of glittering pop stars to Manchester in the 1970s

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Johnny Cash

iNostalgia remembers the many times Manchester welcomed the troubled yet brilliant American singer Johnny Cash

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24th November, 1931 ~ Pupils at Chetham’s School in Manchester get to sample the Christmas pudding mixture as the cook gets to work in the old ‘Norman’ kitchen 🎄

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📍 Manchester Town Hall, 7th November 1986. ⁠

A blaze of lights illuminates Manchester Town Hall, which is topped by a huge Santa Claus and sleigh. Who's looking forward to Christmas festivities in Manchester this year?⁠

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