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    Default Gavin Friday and The Virgin Prunes

    On RTE tv now.

    Great photographs - a visual feast so far.


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    The Fun Loving Criminals are on Podge and Rodge!! I'll catch the Gavin Friday thing tomorrow on iplayer, I love the internet

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephanie View Post
    The Fun Loving Criminals are on Podge and Rodge!! I'll catch the Gavin Friday thing tomorrow on iplayer, I love the internet
    I never saw the Prunes before. Now I feel I am a Prune afficionado.

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    It was amazing the change in Gavin from being the cdentre of cool to being Bono's bag carrier a sad demise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C Flower View Post
    I never saw the Prunes before. Now I feel I am a Prune afficionado.
    Official Site is well worth a gander sometime http://www.virginprunes.com/

    The Prunes went one way

    U2 went another

    And the rest is as you say history

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    Some Prunes remained arty http://www.danielfiggis.com/

    While the two mainstays became Bono henchmen

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    Quote Originally Posted by People Korps View Post
    It was amazing the change in Gavin from being the cdentre of cool to being Bono's bag carrier a sad demise.
    Particulary as I can recall graffiti around Dublin in the early days;

    U2 can be a Virgin Prune

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    Bought one of their albums before...tried to give it a chance.....ended up using it as a frisbee.

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    Playing a new song now on the Saturday Show.

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    "If you go far enough to either extreme of the political spectrum, Communist or fascist, you'll find hard-eyed men with guns who believe that anybody who doesn't think as they do should be incarcerated or exterminated. " - Jim Garrison, Former DA, New Orleans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by People Korps View Post
    It was amazing the change in Gavin from being the cdentre of cool to being Bono's bag carrier a sad demise.
    True, though one has to a admire a man who walked around dressed as a woman in Ballymun of the 1970s.
    "If you go far enough to either extreme of the political spectrum, Communist or fascist, you'll find hard-eyed men with guns who believe that anybody who doesn't think as they do should be incarcerated or exterminated. " - Jim Garrison, Former DA, New Orleans.

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