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Kings Lynn bands archive expanded

There are many new items added into the Kings Lynn bands archive that the scope of it has widened from 80s bands and the archive is now called Kings Lynn bands 1977-1997.

Bands added or given their own pages include Passion Flower Hotel, The Chances, Reality, Section A and the Nuclear Socketts. Out of The Garage has been added to the Fanzines section.

Winston have had music added including one track that has never been previously released, same goes for The Slugs / Obsession

Music and more information has also been added to the Exploding Hamsters page 

Photos, tickets and posters have been stolen from various FB sites and liberally sprinkled round

If you have anything for the archive, let us know.

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Fanzines

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West Norfolk bands werent featured much in the National Music Press - or in the London/Manchester based fanzines -  in the 80's but we did have a handful of enthusiasts making sure our scene had its own publications.

Tox (Steve Harnett) had the most successful zine, Trees & Flowers, one whole issue and some snippets of other issues can be found on the Fanzine page as are examples of Bushes and Weeds (Kevin Tordoff) plus mentions of Final Straw from Norwich.

The Fanzine page

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Winston

Winston were formerly known as The Smoking Beagles - during which time Phil Wilson (June Brides) was also a member.

Line up

Paul Strudwick - Guitar
Steve Rourke - Bass
Kevin Bunn - Drums

Their single, Waiting Room was released on Rural Tension records.

Steve was also a member of the Exploding Hamsters,

Kevin was usually a member of Stranger Still.

Click here to see Winston's page