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Distractions, The

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The Fall, Joy Division, the Distractions et al: Stuff The Superstars Special, Mayflower Club, Manchester

Live Review by Dave McCullough, Sounds, 4 August 1979

Manchester city fun ...

Joy Division, Teardrop Explodes, OMD, Echo & The Bunnymen et al: Leigh Rock Festival, Lancashire

Live Review by Mick Middles, Sounds, 8 September 1979

A movement with no name... and a festival with no people (But a 'staggering event' all the same, says our man Middles) ...

Joy Division/Echo & The Bunnymen/OMD/Teardrop Explodes/The Distractions/ACR: Leigh Valley Festival, Lancashire

Live Review by Jon Savage, Melody Maker, 8 September 1979

Angst in an East Lancs wasteland ...

Factory Records: Food For Thought

Report by Mary Harron, Melody Maker, 29 September 1979

Lots of people thought that Operation Julie was a bit of an anachronism. Who, in the late Seventies, could be dropping all those tabs? It ...


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