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Grace Graham's Kinema Autographs from 1965
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Fife's first ever music fanzine / punkzine published in Dunfermline 1977-1979 - Read them here.
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Scottish Beat Groups Promotional Brochure from 1964
60s Scottish Bands

Visit Dunfermline - What's On in & around Dunfermline
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Dunfermline's Weekly Local Newspaper
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What About Us: A Rocklopaedia of Britian's Other Recording Groups, 1962-1966
Recommended Book

Biographies of The Rezillos, The Scars, The Skids, Trax & The Valves and many, many more appear in this wonderful book by Alex Ogg
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'Are Ye Dancin'? (The story of Scotlandís dance halls, rockíníroll and how yer Da met yer Maw)í
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Dunfermline's Wonderful Weather!


In Memory of Stuart Adamson

 

Wot's New? (Significant News / Additions / Alterations / Enhancements / Deletions)

18/03/2017

Enhanced: New pic for Frenzy

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03/03/2017

Enhanced: Jim Brown & His Band

Enhanced: Raspberry

Enhanced: Frenzy

Enhanced: Macbeth Periscope

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28/02/2017

Enhanced: Wee snippet for Horace Demarco & The Kool Beats

News: New band added: Those French Girls

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24/04/2016

News: Venue sold again (by auction)

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11/03/2016

Enhanced: Info for Bandana

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04/03/2016

Enhanced: Info for The Dollyrockers

Added: Pics for Tommy Dene and the Tremors

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28/02/2016

Enhanced: Info for Abnormal Load

Enhanced: Info for Yankee

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24/01/2016

Enhanced: Info for The Reflection

Added: Pic for The Dollyrockers

Added: Pic for West Farm Cottage

Added: Pic for Portnoy's Complaint

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27/12/2015

Added: Pix of The Torpedoes

Added: Connection between Chic Thomson of Chic Thomson and the Dixielanders & Horace Demarco & the Kool Beats

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01/12/2015

Added: Pix of Spellbinders/Sunset Culture & Dum Dee Dum

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27/11/15

Added: Biogz info for Sugar

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08/11/15

Added: Biogz info  for Gideon's Wake & Horace Demarco & the Kool Beats

News: 'HEART AND SOUND' plan to open a Youth Work Hub including an Indoor Skatepark, Recording Studio, Rehearsal Space, Live Lounge & Coffee Shop

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17/09/15

Added: Biogz info  for Snowblind

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08/08/15

News: The venue and adjacent bar were sold once more in late July 2015.
The identity or intent of the new owner is, as yet, not for publication.

Enhanced: Photographs of Portrait

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25/05/15

Enhanced: Biogz info for Portrait

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12/04/15

Added: Biogz info  for The Blaze

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31/03/15

Added: New pics & info for - The Beggarmen

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28/03/15

Added: New entry - High Voltage

Added: New entry - Bees Knees

Added: New entry - Playground

Added: New entry - Souled Out

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20/03/15

Added: New entry - Portnoy's Complaint

Added: New entry - The Beggarmen

Added: New entry - The Rockin' Ravens

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14/03/15

Added: New entry - The Trad Lads

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06/03/15

Added: New entry - Raspberry

Added: New pix of Westfarm Cottage with Frankie Miller

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15/02/15

Added: New entry - David Emmanuel

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13/02/15

Added: New entry - The Blues Brotherhood

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09/02/15

Added: New entry - The Andy Smith Orchestra & Sextette

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07/02/15

Added: New entry - The Other Half

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06/02/15

Added: New entry - Oryx from Alloa

Added: New entry - The Slaves from Denny

Added: New entry The Citroens from Alloa

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24/01/15

Added: New photos of The Delinquents

Added: New photos of Abnormal Load

Added: New photos of Big Country

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20/11/14

Added: New photos of The Chessmen

Courtesy of Alan Ross

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01/11/14

Added: New photos of The Cinema programme April 1959

Added: New photos of The Alhambra

Added: New photos of The Palace Kinema

Added: New photos of The Regal Restaurant The Carousel Lounge drinks menu

Added: New photos of The Regal programme June 1976 (that was never shown)

Added: New photos of The Regal fire 5th July 1976

All courtesy of Iain Ross

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25/10/14

Added: Biog of 'Platform' from Bo'ness

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06/10/14

Added: New memories of gigs at the Kinema from Andy Menzies

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21/09/14

Added: New memories of dancing at the Kinema from Alan & John Grieve

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26/07/14

Added: New info to identify five new bands from their vocalist!!

Mangas Colorado, Poly (Hombre), Anthem / Brooklyn), Sha-Boom & Street Party all from Glasgow.

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16/05/14

News: The British Library has confirmed that 'KinemaGigz' has been preserved/archived in the UK Web Archive!

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25/04/14

Added: Some corrections and additions for Bobby Angelo & The Tuxedos

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07/04/14

Added: Text of Ryden Sales Brochure for venue

Added: New photograph of the exterior of Velocity (April 2014)

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14/03/14

Added: Press article on The Subject's temporary reformation

News: 'KinemaGigz' has been invited by The British Library to be preserved in the UK Web Archive

Added: New photograph of the interior of The Palace Kinema (cinema)

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07/02/14

Added: Interesting additional info about 'Scotch'.

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01/02/14

Added: Lots more info about 'Sweet Blindness' from the middle seventies.

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11/01/14

Added: New pic/ info about 'Sweet Blindness' / 'Paris' & 'Capricorn' from the middle seventies.

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01/01/14

Added: Night Magic advert from 1985

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17/11/13

Added: Biog of 'Onyx'

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03/11/13

Added: Biog of 'Sidiki'

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29/10/13

Added: Biog of 'State Express'

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24/09/13

Added: Biog of 'Rip Kirby'

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18/09/13

Enhanced: Biog of 'Causeway Folk'

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02/09/13

Replaced: Biog of 'Clouds' with the official one

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01/09/13

Added: Biog of 'The Stag Party'

Replaced: Biog of 'The Senators' (I had picked up the wrong band!)

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05/08/13

Added: Biog of  'The James Boys'

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02/08/13

Added: Limited biog of 'Low Profile'

Added: Biog of 'Clockwork Orange'

Added: Biog of 'Bedtime Story'

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28/07/13

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 03 (October 1977)

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 05 (December 1977)

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13/07/13

Added: Info about Paris

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05/07/13

Added: Info about 'Fantasy'

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30/06/13

Added: Biog of The Interstate Roadshow

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21/06/13

Added: Biog of The Travelling People

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14/06/13

Enhanced: Biog of The Verge

Added: Biog of The Fence

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11/06/13

Enhanced: Biog of Amboy Dukes

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10/06/13

Added: Biog of Colour Blind

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07/06/13

Added: Biog of Harry Wragg

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01/06/13

Added: Biog of Wot's Up

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31/05/13

Enhanced: Biog of Wayne Gibson and the Dynamic Sounds

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25/05/13

Added: Biog of The Jynx

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19/05/13

Added: Biog of Panzer

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18/05/13

Added: Biog of Deuce

Added: Biog of Abnormal Load

Added: Entirely new page dedicated to the autograph collection of Mrs. Grace Graham

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12/05/13

Added: Biog of Trident

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11/05/13

Added: Biog of The UK Upstarts

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10/05/13

Added: Biog of Ginger

Added: Biog of Phyne Thanquz

Enhanced: Biog of Honk

Added: Biog of Ryan Express

Added: Biog of The Jets

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14/04/13

Added: Biog of Lawdy Mama

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09/04/13

Added: Biog of Pure Glass

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30/03/13

Added: Biog of Liaz

Added: Footage (poor quality unfortunately) of the fifth of six 'Hitman & Her' TV Shows (4th August 1990) at 'Hollywood Boulevard'.

Added: Footage (poor quality unfortunately) of the sixth and last 'Hitman & Her' TV Shows (5th August 1990) at 'Hollywood Boulevard'.

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29/03/13

Added: Biog of Tongue 'n' Cheek

Added: Biog of Jay Mondi

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23/03/13

Enhanced: Biog of Hopscotch

Replaced: Biog of The In Crowd

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12/03/13

Added: A memory of singing sisters in the fifties.

Updated: Google SiteMap & Visitor / Hit Count data.

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09/03/13

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 05 (December 1977) (Unfortunately incomplete copy)

Enhanced: Biog of Fat Mattress

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08/03/13

Added: Biog of The Ultimate Drifters

Added: Some new Comments

Enhanced: Biog of The Avengers

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03/03/13

Added: Some new animations.

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02/03/13

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 15 (March 1979)

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26/02/13

Added: Corrected Biog for Jack Easy

Updated: Home Page data

Enhanced: Several references, details & links

Added: Review of fantastic new book by Bruce Welsh - 'What About Us?'

Added: Siouxsie & The Banshees Poster

Added: Clash 'On Parole' Poster

Added: Skids & Zones Poster

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11/01/13

Added: Press article Ballroom faces uncertain future

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06/05/12

Added: Biography of the Warren Davis Band

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28/04/12

Added: Biography of Crisp

Added: Biography of Index

Enhanced: Biog of Emile Ford & The Checkmates

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22/04/12

Added: Photograph of Kinema staff in the early sixties.

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21/04/12

Added: Biography of Rock Island Line

Added: Biography of The Rockets

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20/04/12

Added: Biography of Blizzard

Added: Biography of Cinnamon

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19/04/12

Added: Biography of Matrix

Added: Biography of The Pipe Dream

Added: Biography of Portrait

Added: Biography of Rainbow

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18/04/12

Added: Biography of Dream Warriors

Added: Biography of Graphite

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17/04/12

Added: Biography of The Galloways

Added: Biography of Bandana

Added: Biography of Veneice

Added: Biography of Hampden's Heroes

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16/04/12

Added: Biography of Flesh

Added: Biography of The Honours

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14/04/12

Added: Biography of Bernadette

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03/04/12

Added: Biography of Scotch

Added: Biography of Syndicate

Added: Biography of Sweet Blindness

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31/03/12

Added: Biography of Burlesque

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26/03/12

Added: Biography of Alan Jordan & The Alan Jordan Five

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25/03/12

Added: Biography of Well Red

Added: Biography of Wayne Foote

Added: Biography of Makossa

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24/03/12

Added: Biography of No Excuse

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18/03/12

Added: Biography of Silver

Added: Biography of The Verge

Added: Biography of Radar

Added: Biography of Staircase

Added: Biography of The Sun

Added: Biography of Stag

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17/03/12

Added: Biography of Garry Mills

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11/03/12

Added: Biography of John Crawford Quartet

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08/03/12

Added: Biography of John Ellis & His Highland Country Band

Added: Biography of Dick Smith Rock 'n' Roll Band

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24/02/12

Added: Memories of Lord Caesar Sutch & The Roman Empire  after the Kinema gig!

Added: Some info on Liz & Maggie Cruikshank

Added: Some info on George McIntyre

Added: Biography of Jimmy Miller

Added: Biography of Yakety Yak

Added: Biography of Jack Easy

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07/02/12

Added: A pic of Cliff Richard on the Kinema Stage

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06/02/12

Added: Some info on Grace MacCleaver's Broadcast Band

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03/02/12

Corrections: Biog of Highway corrected (Many thanks to Ray Minhinnett)

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 16 (May 1979)

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29/01/12

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 14 (January 1979)

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27/01/12

Added: Pix of Colosseum on the Kinema stage!

Added: Memories of The Red Hawks

Added: Memories of David Bowie

Added: Memories of Crispian St.Peters

Added: Biography of New Broom

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08/01/12

Added: Pix of Monolug & Biocar

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06/01/12

Added: Biog of Duke

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30/12/11

Added: Memories of Thunderclap Newman

Added: Biog of Yankee

Altered: Biog of Vehicle (Turns out I had info on the wrong band!)

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05/12/11

Enhanced: Biog of Tivvy

Enhanced: Biog of Sir Percy and the Riot Squad.

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03/12/11

Added: Some Pix of Night Magic DJs

Added: Some new Comments

Added: Videos of Tivvy

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01/12/11

Added: Biog of The Concords

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27/11/11

Added: Biog of Steve Carlton

Added: Biog of Canute

Added: Biog of Reflection

Added: Biog of Tracey Carmen

Added: Biog of Cognac

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19/11/11

Added: Biog of The Index

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12/11/11

Enhanced: Biog of Tich Frier

Enhanced: Biog of Maxi's Taxi

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28/10/11

Added: Biog of Cleo's Mood

Added: Biog of Jamie Dean

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23/10/11

Added: Biog of 49ers

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22/10/11

Enhanced: Biog of Alto Cirrus

Added: Biog of Josef K

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20/10/11

Added: Info about The Brucefield Showband

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18/10/11

Added: Biog of Dogwatch

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16/10/11

Added: Biog of Press Gang

Added: Biog of Cadiz

Added: Biog of  The Ed Corrie concord Jazzband

Added: Biog of Charley Browne

Added: Biog of The Dale Sisters

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14/10/11

Added: Biog of The Brian Marshall Foundation

Added: Biog of Sparrie

Added: Biog of Trance Dance

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13/10/11

Added: Biog of Johnny Boyce

Added: Biog of Tommy Bonnar

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11/10/11

Added: Biog of Roger Bloom

Replaced: Biog of The Axe

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08/10/11

Enhanced: Biog of The Cherokees

Added: Biog of Mike Sagar and the Cresters

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07/10/11

Added: Biog of Iain MacPhail

Added: Biog of Tivvy

Added: Biog of Arthur Spink

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04/10/11

Added: Biog of Jimmy Lindsay

Added: Biog of Jimmy Jewell & Ears

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29/09/11

Added: Biog of The Sound of the Echoes

Added: Biog of Breakaway

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07/09/11

Enhanced: The biography for John Watt with some new info and a set of video interviews with John by our own Brian Noble

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04/09/11

Replaced: Replaced the biography for The Memphis Road Show due to confusion over a band of the same name from Barrow.

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28/08/11

Enhanced: Much improved and expanded biography of Rockin' Chair

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30/07/11

Added: Articles and event pics of Hollywood Boulevard

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24/07/11

Added: Video interviews with The Shadettes / Nazareth

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06/06/11

Added: Video interviews with The Falcons

Added: Trax - Home with video collage on YouTube

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27/05/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 12 (September 1978)

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 13 (December 1978)

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23/05/11

Enhanced: Biog of Mama's Little Children, courtesy of Graham Jones

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09/05/11

Deletion: Confirmed - The Drones never played the Kinema.
They were booked to support Slaughter and the Dogs on 10th September 1977 but the gig was cancelled.
Slaughter had a reputation for throwing flour about on stage.  They did however play in 1980.

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04/05/11

News: After a short period of inactivity, sadly CLG placed Velocity on the market for Let or Sale
on Wednesday 4th May 2011 after (just short) of four years ownership. Pix added

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09/04/11

Enhanced: Biog of The Zones

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'Y')

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'Z')

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08/04/11

Alterations: Replaced the biog of The Zephyrs with the correct information.
There was more than one band with the same name in the same era, and I had the wrong ones.

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04/04/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'W')

Added: New page created - 'Features' of Dunfermline City's Buildings

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03/04/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 11 (July/August 1978)

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30/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'U')

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29/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'T')

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27/03/11

Added: Biography of Judas

Added: Biography of Jigsaw

Added: Biography of Rockin' Chair

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'S')

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24/03/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 10 (June 1978)

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19/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'R')

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13/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'P') & (Biogz 'Q')

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10/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'O')

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08/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'N')

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06/03/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'M')

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05/03/11

Added: Biography of Anthem

Added: Biography of Pendulum

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26/02/11

Added: Biography of The Playboys

Added: Biography of Tessie Gork

Added: Biography of Redd Sullivan

Added: Biography of Jill Jackson

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 09 (May 1978)

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22/02/11

Added: Biography of George Keiller's Rock 'n' Roll Band / and His All Star Band.

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21/02/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'L')

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20/02/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'K')

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19/02/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 08 (April 1978)

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14/02/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'J')

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13/02/11

Added: Biography of Angus Cameron

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'I')

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11/02/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'H')

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06/02/11

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'G')

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05/02/11

Enhanced: Biography of Silly Wizard

Added: Biography of Witches Promise

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03/02/11

Added: Biography of Colin Scot

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01/02/11

Added: Biography of The Satan Change

Added: Biography of Wes Sands and the Leroys

Added: Biography of Fraser McGlynn and his Broadcasting Band

Added: Biography of Bulldog / Archie Hood

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28/01/11

Added: Biography of The Howff Band

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23/01/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 07 (February 1978)

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22/01/11

Added: Biography of Mama's little Children

Added: Biography of Patti Lynn

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21/01/11

News: Competition (10 related questions) to win one of two copies of a new book by Eddie Tobin & Martin Keilty, called
'Are Ye Dancin'? donated by the publisher was closed.

Congratulations to the two winners: James Inglis in Buckinghamshire and Jim Falconer in Northampton.

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18/01/11

Added: Photo of Ignatz

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17/01/11

Added: Biography of Ali Watson

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12/01/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 06 (January 1978)

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10/01/11

Added: Biography of Ken Watson and his Band

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08/01/11

Added: Biography of Glasvegas

Added: Biography of We Were Promised Jetpacks

Added: Biography of Waiting On Jack

Added: Biography of Mass Consensus

Added: Biography of The Controls

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04/01/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 02 (October 1977)

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02/01/11

Added: Scans of Johnny Waller's 'Kingdom Come' fanzine / punkzine from the late seventies - Issue 01 (September 1977)

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31/12/10

Added: 'Scottish Sounds' - A Promotional Brochure for 22 Scottish Beat Groups from 1964

Added: Full Technical Specification of venue including all sound & light equipment and facilities etc

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28/12/10

Added: Competition (10 related questions) to win one of two copies of a new book by Eddie Tobin & Martin Keilty,
called 'Are Ye Dancin'? donated by the publisher.

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05/12/10

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'F')

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05/11/10

Added: Photos & Press Cuttings of The Red Hawks

Added: Photo of The Falcons

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30/10/10

Added: Biog of 20th Century Sounds

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27/10/10

Added: Scan of Curved Air ticket October 3rd 1971!

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15/10/10

News: 'KinemaGigz' achieves ONE MILLION hits!

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12/09/10

Added: Biog of St Cecilia

Added: Biog info for Maxi's Taxi

Added: Biog info for Carterbar

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12/09/10

Added: Biogs of Bill Torrance & Gerry MacKenzie

Added: Biog of Sybil

Added: Biog of Black Rose (more to come?)

Replaced: New biog of Emile Ford & The Original Checkmates

Added: Biog of The Office Boy (more to come?)

Added: Biog of Austin Howard

Added: Biog of Kaywana Stock (more to come?)

Added: Memories of David Bowie & Junior's Eyes

Added: Additional info for the Biogz of Bobby Dean & the Dynamos, The Sole Generation & The Falcons

Deleted: Refs to Bass Generator & Marc Smith

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20/08/10

Added: Memories of The Clash / Richard Hell & The Voidoids / The Skids / The Lou's in October 1977

Added: Two previously unknown dates for The Skids in 1977.

Added: A scan of The Skids & The Valves Kinema poster 1978.

Added: Two Comments from naval staff.

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10/08/10

Added: Twenty photographs of The Stranglers on the Kinema stage in 1978.

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08/08/10

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'E')

Added: Several live performance videos

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17/07/10

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'D')

Added: Biography info for The Revellers (aka The Revellers Dance Band)

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27/06/10

Added: Scan of fully autographed John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Kinema ticket

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16/06/10

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'C')

Added: Biography of Honk (more to come)

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03/06/10

Added: Biography of Johnny Claes and his Clae Pigeons

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31/05/10

Added: Biography of Cirkus

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25/05/10

Added: Biography of The Heenan Froude Set

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25/05/10

Added: Biography of The Strollers

Enhanced: Biography of The Montanas

Enhanced: Biography of The Californians

Enhanced: Biography of Trapeze

Enhanced: Biography of The Black Diamonds

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'B')

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23/05/10

Enhanced: Biography of Breakthru'

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'A')

Added: Biography of The Bully Wee Band

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22/05/10

Enhanced: Biography of Big Fun

Added: Lots of new artist photographs (Biogz 'A')

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17/05/10

Added: Biography of Rioteers

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17/05/10

Added: Biography of Radio Arcade

Added: New advert page for forthcoming book to include the Kinema - 'Are Ye Dancin'?

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14/05/10

Added: Biography of Four in a Bush

Added: Biography of Middle Age Spread

Added: Biography of Nevada

Added: Biography of Patt'r Four

Added: Biography of The Ramblers

Added: Biography of Rite Tyme

Added: Biography of Sneeky Pete

Added: Biography of Stumble

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13/05/10

Added: Biography of 'The Boyz'

Added: Biography of 'Flying Squad'

Enhanced & corrected: Biography of 'Downtown Flyers'

Enhanced & corrected: Biography of 'Rogue'

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12/05/10

Added: Biography of The Chase

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09/05/10

Added: Ballroom Memories

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09/05/10

Added: Biography of The Delaneys

Added: Biography of Vingibus

Added: Biography of Havana

Added: Biography of Johnny Hudson and the Teen Beats

Added: Links for The Two Red Shoes Ballroom in Elgin and The Ballerina Ballroom in Nairn

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21/04/10

Added: Biography of Psychedelic

Added: Biography of Lonnie Gordon

Added: Biography of Rhona Hughes

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20/04/10

Added: Biography of Dead Sea Souls

Added: Biography of The Revival

Added: Biography of Pedantics

Added: Biography of The Vortex

Added: Biography of Reverend and the Makers

Added: Biography of Paddy Neary

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17/04/10

Added: Biography of Idlewild

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15/04/10

Added: Biography of The Ray Summers

Added: Biography of Twisted Wheel

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14/04/10

Added: Biography of Olly Murs

Added: Biography of The Kittycat Dolls

Added: New memories of The Who in 1967 & 1969

Added: Biography of Tango in the Attic

Added: Biography of The Law

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09/04/10

Added: Scans of a Night Magic coaster and Millennium Club 2000 Wallet

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09/04/10

Added: Biography of Exit Calm

Added: Biography of Hi 5 Alive

Added: Biography of The Shermans

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04/04/10

Added: Biography of Stiff Little Fingers

Added: Biography of The Dykeenies

Added: Biography of Boy Crisis

Added: Biography of Luva Anna

Added: Biography of Crayons

Added: Several new Memories

Added: Press Article 'Modern Faces launch debut EP with hometown gig'

Added: Press Article 'Reverend prepares to give Velocity sermon'

Updated: History page

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18/03/10

News: Ghoulz in a live interview with Steve McKenna of Real Radio ('The Soundtrack To My Life' feature)
and to briefly discuss the KinemaGigz web site as Steve's 'Web Site of the Day' at 15:30.

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28/01/10

Added: Photograph & enhanced biography of Camera

Added: Several new Memories including Jeff Beck, Cream & Zoot Money

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24/01/10

Enhanced & corrected: Biography of The Avons

Added: Biography of Dum de Dum

Enhanced: Biography of The Ardennes

Enhanced: Biography of Sunset Culture

Enhanced: Biography of The Spellbinders

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03/01/10

Added: Keep updated with new developments with twitter.com/KinemaGigz

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28/12/09

Added: Biography of Heidi

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24/11/09

Added: A short history of the Alhambra Cinema

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03/11/09

Added: Details from the listed building documents for the Alhambra Cinema

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29/09/09

Added: Gig Review - Sergeant / Beatnic Prestige / Ray Summers / Modern Faces / Crayons at Fife Fest

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28/09/09

Added: Ballroom Memories

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20/09/09

Added: Much enhanced biog of Eire Apparent

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06/06/09

Added: Pix of Atomic Kitten arriving outside 'The Ballroom' and on stage too.

Added: Pic of Val Verde

Added: Pics of Cissy Stone

Added: Pics of Hue & Cry

Added: Gig review of Hue & Cry

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01/06/09

Added: Biog of From The Jam

Replaced: Biog of Bruce & Jamie Watson

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18/05/09

Added: Iron Maiden Ticket

Added: Memories

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14/05/09

Added: Press Article - The Kinema Evolution

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24/03/09

Added: Biog of Tommy Reilly

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02/03/09

Added: Biog of The Leads

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26/02/09

Added: List of significant events in the same year as the opening of the Kinema Ballroom 1938.

Added: Skids Kinema ticket for the Christmas party Sunday 23rd December 1979.

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22/02/09

Added: Review of Hue & Cry gig on 19th February 2009

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21/02/09

Added: News that The Rezillos have NOT SPLIT after all! :-))

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20/02/09

Added: News that The Rezillos have split! :-((

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14/02/09

Added: New pics of The Skids on the Kinema Ballroom stage!

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13/02/09

Added: New Biog - The Sunshine Underground

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09/02/09

Added: New Biog - Sergeant

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01/02/09

Added: New Biog - Honey Ryder

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22/01/09

Added: New band - Richfield Springs

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21/01/09

Added: News of Stuart Adamson's Commemoration

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10/01/09

Added: Several new pix and enhanced biogz on page for bands with names commencing with 'A'

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09/01/09

Added: Press release - Velocity Changes Direction

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08/01/09

Added: Info & pix of Joe Lethal

Added: Pix of Abrasive Wheels

Added: Biog & pix of Sloopy

Added: Biog & pix of Radiation

Added: Biog & pix of Jody

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05/01/09

News: 'KinemaGigz' achieves HALF A MILLION hits!

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29/12/08

Added: Bruce and Jamie Watson biog

Added: Isa and the Filthy Tongues biog

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29/12/08

Enhanced: Hue & Cry Biog

Added: Iron Virgin photos

Added: New comments

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26/12/08

Added: Rezillos Pix

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24/12/08

Added: Venue Information page

Added: Dunfermline Press Review of The Rezillos gig 18/12/08

Added: Dunfermline Press Review of The Attic Lights gig 21/11/08

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12/12/08

Altered: Biog of Big Country to correct some inaccuracies

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13/11/08

News: Velocity wins Gold! ('Best Bar None' awards 2008)

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07/11/08

Added: Biog of Sunset Culture / The Spellbinders

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30/10/08

Enhanced: Biog of The Flying Hat Band

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24/10/08

Added: Biog of The Modern Faces

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23/10/08

Added: Biog of The Chemists

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21/10/08

Added: Biog of Black Arrows

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20/10/08

Added: Biog of Attic Lights

Added: Biog of The Brogues

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25/09/08

Added: Biog of Auntie Pus

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19/09/08

Added: Additional info for The Different

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12/09/08

Added: Exclusive Stuart Adamson Interview from 1989!

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07/09/08

Added: Press article - 'City Nightclub Sets up a Treble Chance!' - 3 gigs in October 2008.

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06/09/08

Added: Biog of The View

Added: Biog of Beatnic Prestige

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03/09/08

Added: Biog of The Music

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31/08/08

Added: Memories from 1948!

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30/08/08

News: Velocity sells-out 1100 tickets for 'Recess' - under 16s (alcohol-free) disco night with DJ Mark Breeze & Krystle.

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23/08/08

Added: Dunfermline Press article on the booking of Ocean Colour Scene

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17/08/08

Added: Biog for Guru Josh

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18/08/08

Added: A review for the first Clash gig in 1977 from Bruce's record shop free fanzine called 'Cripes'.

Added: A review for the second Clash gig in 1978 from Fife's fanzine 'Kingdom Come'

Added: A DP newspaper article for The Draymin on 08/08/08.

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17/08/08

Added: Biog for Radiation

Added: Biog for Jody

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13/08/08

Added: Biog entry for TNT - Much more to come soon.

Added: Biog entry for Sloopy - Much more to come soon.

Enhanced: Biog of Fagin

Added: Biog entry for Heidi - Much more to come soon.

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31/07/08

Added: Footage of The Clash on stage at The Kinema!

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24/07/08

Added: Biog of RMN Project

Added: Biog of Former Ladies of The Supremes

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22/07/08

Added: Biog of Val Verde

Added: Biog of The Rutlands

Added: Biog of Mel Taylor

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20/07/08

Added: Biog of Taffy

Added: Photograph of Damian

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19/07/08

Added: Autographed photograph of Viola Wills

Added: Autographed photograph of Glen Goldsmith

Added: Autographed photograph of Maria Whittaker

Added: Photograph of Big Fun on stage at Hollywood Boulevard

Added: Biog info for The Big Easy

Added: Biog & Photograph of Jayne

Added: More new photographs of Hollywood Boulevard

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01/07/08

Added: New photographs of Hollywood Boulevard

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27/06/08

Added: New act added - Taffy

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27/06/08

Added: New photograph of the frontage of Hollywood Boulevard.

Added: Additional information on The Rezillos from 'HiFi' Harris!

News: KinemaGigz reaches number 8 in the Scottish Top Sites Directory

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23/06/08

Added: Biog of Alexian Folk

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20/06/08

News: Velocity stages it's first under 16s disco with live singing from Sebastian Westwood of 'Basshunter'.

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11/06/08

News: Kinema Live joins forces with Fat Sams Dundee and Inverness Ironworks
to collectively book acts to play at all 3 venues on consecutive nights!

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17/05/08

Added: Scan of Elton John ballroom ticket

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10/05/08

Added: Biog of Studio 54

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15/03/08

Added: Photograph of Fagin

Added: Biog of Booty Luv

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05/03/08

Added: Advert for Monty Sunshine (1962)

Added: Advert for Ricky Valance (1962)

Added: Advert for Gene Vincent (1965)

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29/02/08

Added: Courier article for Reunion Plan to Mark 40 Years of the Ballroom (2004)

Added: Courier article for Nostalgia Gig to Recall Kinemaís Glory Years (2004)

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27/02/08

Added: Biog of - The New Broom Blues Band

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25/02/08

Added: Photographs of The Top Notchers

Added: Photograph of The KB Band

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24/02/08

Added: Photograph of The Wynd

Added: Photograph of The Draymin

Added: 13 more pix of the 2007 refurb by CLG

Added: pix of Velocity's opening weekend

Added: Velocity Logos

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24/02/08

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Rival Emerges for City-Centre Revamp

Added: Memory of Elton John

Enhanced: Biog of Fagin

Enhanced: Biog of Downtown Flyers

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23/02/08

Added: New banner logo - Thanks to Alan Brown & John Gallacher at CLG!

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15/02/08

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Spellbinding! 1980

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Revamped Nightspot to Re-open This Month 1998

Added: Advert for Boney M 2000

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14/02/08

Added: Advert for Judas Priest 1973

Added: Advert for The Bay City Rollers 1971 & 1974

Added: Advert for Night Magic 1980

Added: Advert for Bacchus International Discotheque Services 1980

Added: Dunfermline Press article for TV Set to Hit Town! 1984

Added: A new band 'Friendly Folk' in 1974

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13/02/08

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Ballroom Conjures up Night Magic 1980

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Night Magic Granted a Licence for a Spell 1980

Added: Dunfermline Press article for That's Night Magic 1980

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10/02/08

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Dunfermline Dancers Put in the Spotlight (Night Magic details) 1980

Added: Courier article for Bid to Mark Folk Club Milestone 2006

Added: Dunfermline Press article for When We Were Skids 2007

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09/02/08

Added: Advert for Hawkwind 1971

Added: Advert for Mott The Hoople 1971

Added: Dunfermline Press article for the plan to Extend the Ballroom (Castleton) 1973

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Cliff in Concert 1973

Added: Dunfermline Press article for Pop Star Gives Gospel Message 1973

Added: Advert for Wizzard 1973

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08/02/08

Added: Advert for The Strawbs 1971

Added: Advert for Yes 1971

Added: Advert for Elton John 1971

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06/02/08

Added: Advert for Hank Locklin 1969

Added: Advert for David Bowie 1969

Added: Advert for Deep Purple 1969

Added: Advert for Genesis 1970

Added: Advert for Bay City Rollers 1971

Added: Advert for Argent with Slade 1971

Added: Advert for Edison Lighthouse 1971

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05/02/08

Added: Advert for 'The Who' 1965

Added: Advert for 'Cat Stevens' 1967

Added: Advert for 'The Zombies 1967

Added: Advert for 'The Small Faces' 1967

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04/02/08

Added: Dunfermline Press article for the proposed extension  from 1963

Added: Dunfermline Press article for the extension opening from 1964

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03/02/08

Added: Two Dunfermline Press articles for the Opening Night from 1938

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31/01/08

News: January 2008 has been a record-breaking month for KinemaGigz with 23,611 hits!

Added: Biog of The Bluetones

Added: Biog of The Draymin

Added: Biog of The Wynd

Added: New 'Press' page for published articles (mostly from The Dunfermline Press)

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30/01/08

Added: 'Gig Reviews' page added with a review of 'The Bluetones' gig on 19th January 2008

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26/01/08

News: The Bluetones gig on 19th January 2008 will be the only gig at 'Velocity' under the 'V:Live' brand.
As of Saturday 26th January 2008, all future gigz at 'Velocity' will be under the 'Kinema:Live' banner

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19/01/08

News: Live gigz return to the ballroom with 'The Bluetones' on 19/01/2008 supported by 'The Draymin' & 'The Wynd'

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31/12/07

News: 'KinemaGigz' achieves 250,000 hits!

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23/12/07

News: KinemaGigz reaches number 9 in the Scottish Top Sites Directory

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01/12/07

Added: Biog of The Argonauts

Enhanced: Biog of Glasgow

Enhanced: History page

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27/11/07

Alteration: Biog of Rogue altered as I had the wrong band

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25/11/07

Added: Biog of Family Sam

Added: Biog of Downtown Flyers

News: 'KinemaGigz' achieves 200,000 hits!

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22/11/07

News: Announcement of The Bluetones to open 'V-Live' on 19/01/08

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18/11/07

Added: Biog of Frenzy

Enhanced: Biog of Everest The hard Way

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12/11/07

Added: My exclusive new KinemaGigz interview with Fay, Eugene & Jo of The Rezillos!

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09/11/07

Added: Mention of "the extraordinary kinemagigz website" by Tom Morton (Author and BBC Radio Broadcaster)
on his blog - See Comments page.

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04/11/07

Added: Biog of Camera

Enhanced: Biog of The Dead End Kids

News: KinemaGigz reaches number 17 in the Scottish Top Sites Directory!

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31/10/07

Added: Biog of Fife Strathspey & reel Society

Added: Biog of Peace & Quiet

Added: Link to The Edinburgh Gig Archive

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08/10/07

Added: Biog of West Farm Cottage

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07/10/07

Added: Biog of The Billy Anderson Trio

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04/10/07

Added: Biog of Bilbo Baggins

Added: Biog of Cissy Stone

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28/09/07

Added: New photographs & video of the ballroom rip-out/refurbishment by CLG

News: KinemaGigz reaches number 20 in the Scottish Top Sites Directory!

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26/09/07

Added: Photographs of The Alhambra Cinema and a Cinema House programme from 1951!

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24/09/07

Added: The comic cover that inspired the naming of The Rezillos

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23/09/07

Added: The Skids Documentary Trailer!

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22/09/07

Enhanced: Biog of Archie Fischer

Enhanced: Biog of Barclay James Harvest

Enhanced: Biog of Billy J Kramer & The Dakota

Enhanced: Biog of T-Bones

Enhanced: Biog of Shane Fenton & The Fentones

Enhanced: Biog of Hawkwind

Enhanced: Biog of 7 West

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19/09/07

Added: New 'Memories'

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14/09/07

News: 164,000 hits later, 'KinemaGigz' is ONE YEAR OLD today!

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09/09/07

Added: Facilities for visitors to make a PayPal donation.

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07/09/07

Added: Some new 'Memories' (SAHB & Judas Priest)

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02/09/07

Added: Some new 'Memories' (Ballroom General) & 'Comments'

Removed: All record of 'The Lover Speaks'

Added: Biog of 'The Gift'

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01/09/07

Added: New pix of Carnegie Hall

Added: New pix of Ballroom rip-out 2005

Added: New pix of Regal / Alhambra Advert

Added: New pix of Ballroom frontage & VIP Lounge 2005

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27/08/07

News: 'KinemaGigz' launches new page describing The History of Dunfermline & Rosyth's cinemas

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24/08/07

News: 'KinemaGigz' attracts 150,000 hits in 49 weeks!

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22/08/07

Added: Images of a journey through the original entrance to the original Kinema building and back out again.

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21/08/07

Added: Images of the ongoing 2007 rip-out / refurbishment

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05/08/07

Rewritten: Biog of Salvation

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03/08/07

Added: Images of tickets & posters for Ultravox, The Rezillos, The Scars, The Skids, The Valves, The Stranglers

(Many thanks to Ray & Kay Smillie)

Added: More images of The Skids

Added: Pix of Thelma & the High Seas Showband

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28/07/07

Added: Biog of Thelma & the High Seas Showband

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24/07/07

Replaced: Biog of The Amboy Dukes

Davie Gordon kindly pointed out that the band associated with Ted Nugent never made it to the UK
and that our band were from Nottingham!  Many thanks Davie.

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23/07/07

News: 'The Ballroom' closes its doors for the last time for a 12+ week refurbishment by its new owners, Castle Leisure Group.

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15/07/07

Added: Biog of The Country Gospel Four

Added: Poster for The DamnedThe Ruts & local band Activan gig on 12th June 1979. (Thanks to 'punkr')

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13/07/07

Added: Biog of Fingerprintz

Enhanced: The Skids biog again.

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11/07/07

Added: View of the ballroom's interior upon opening in 1938

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02/07/07

Enhanced: Additional information on the History page

News: Ballroom sold to CLG today!

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30/06/07

Enhanced: The Edge biog with a pic of their pin badge

Enhanced: The Skids biog with the advert for their first ever gig at The Bellville Hotel

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29/06/07

Enhanced: The Skids biog with the advert Tam Kellichan responded to!

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10/06/07

Added: Trax single 'Home' mp3 to download

News: KinemaGigz reaches number 25 in the Scottish Top Sites Directory!

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09/06/07

Added: Pic of The Valves

Added: Pic of The Skids

Added: Biog of The Torpedoes

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06/06/07

Added: Newsletter feature

Added: Advert for Gig in the Glen

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04/06/07

Added: Pic of Aly Bain with Mike Whellans

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30/05/07

Added: Biog of 'The Sapolas'

Added: Biog of 'Bad News'

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27/05/07

Enhanced: Biog of 'Harmony Grass'

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26/05/07

Added: Biog of 'Joe Lethal'

Enhanced: Biog of 'The Writing On The Wall'

Added: Biog of 'The Arrows'

Enhanced: Biog of 'The Poets'

Enhanced: Biog of 'The Beatstalkers'

Enhanced: Biog of 'Brian Poole & The Tremeloes'

Enhanced: Biog of '1-2-3'

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22/05/07

News: Rumour has it that the ballroom may be about to close once more for refurbishment & a change of owner/management.

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21/05/07

Added: Biog of Monolug

(Many thanks to Mick Brennan & Stevie Starr.)

Added: Biog of Pat Kelly

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11/05/07

Added: Biog of Mickey Ainsworth

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07/05/07

Enhanced: Biog of Slurpy Gloop (Thanks Pano)

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03/05/07

News: KinemaGigz attracts 100,000 hits in 30 weeks!

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29/04/07

Added: Biog of Max Houliston & His Band

Added: Biog of Praying Mantis

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27/04/07

Altered: Biog of The Scars

Added: Pic of The Scars

Added: Pics of The Skids

Enhanced: Biog of The Skids with image-rich discography and Peel sessions details.

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20/04/07

Added: Biog of Glasgow

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16/04/07

Added: Biog of The Puppets

Enhanced: Biog of Everest The Hard Way

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16/04/07

Altered: Skids convention 2007 advert - Postponed!

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06/04/07

Added: Biog of Ellie Warren

Added: Pic of Dunfermline Press advert for Billy Fury

Added: Pic of Dunfermline Press advert for The Yardbirds

Added: Pic of Dunfermline Press advert for The Kinks

Added: Pic of Dunfermline Press advert for Gene Vincent

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05/04/07

Added: More Cream dates and pix (Many thanks to Bob Elliot)

Added: biog of The Blackhawks

Enhanced: Biog of Macbeth Periscope

Many thanks to Ken Jensen

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24/03/07

Added: Biog & advert for Paradox

Enhanced: Biog of The Ivy League

I'm most grateful to David Adamson for the info above

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11/03/07

Alerations: Ads moved to Nav bar and photographs added to Home page

Added: Skids Convention 2007 advert

Alerations: Move to standard 9pt text size commences

Added: New animations for 'Biogz' & 'Gigz' pages

Added: Press clipping for the Skids

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07/03/07

Added: Photograph of Pano from Slurpy Gloop

Added: Photograph of Rodney from The Different

Added: Photograph of Skids newspaper clipping

Added: Updated advertising banner for www.the-skids.co.uk

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04/03/07

Added: Links Page for additional links to sites you may like to visit (Still in development)

Added: Skids ticket stub on my 'Pix' page

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19/02/07

Added: Photograph of The Shadettes

Added: Photograph of The Athenians' single

Added: Photograph of The Poets

I'm much indebted to Stuart Prentice for all of the above images

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18/02/07

Added: Photograph of The Zephyr Guitar Four

Added: Photograph of Mike Satan & The Hellcats

Added: Photograph of The Hellcats Showband

I'm most grateful to Dave Smith for all of these images

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17/02/07

Added: Photograph of Studio Six

Added: Photograph of The Applejacks

Added: Photograph of The Four Pennies

Added: Photograph of The Koobas

Added: Photograph of The Big Three

Added: Photograph of The Mojos

Added: Photograph of The Jacobeats

Added: Photographs of The Poets

Added: Photographs of The Beatstalkers

Added: Biography & photograph of The Ardennes

I'm hugely indebted to Stuart Prentice for all of the above images

Enhanced: Biog of Hardin & York

Enhanced: Biog of Insect Bites

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16/02/07

Added: Ariel photograph of the ballroom showing the positions of the original building and the extension

Added: Photographs of Beggar's Opera

I'm indebted to Virginia Scott for these

Enhanced: Biog of 'Rokotto'

Thanks to Steve Menzies

Enhanced: Biog of 'Activan'

Enhanced: Biog of 'The Hibernating Bears'

Thanks to 'Mel' Kevin Mellville

Added: New biog & photo of Smiles

Thanks to Robert Strain

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11/02/07

Added: Audio file of Johnny Mike & The Shades on BBC Saturday Club - 'This Boy'

I'm indebted to Noel Lawrence for this recording

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10/02/07

New:  Aerial view of the ballroom early 1990s on my 'Pix' page

Enhanced: Biog of 'Mike Satan & The Hellcats'

I'm indebted to Dave Smith for the additional information

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05/02/07

Enhanced: Biog of 'Johnny Mike & The Shades'

I'm indebted to Noel Lawrence for the additional information

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30/01/07

Added: New band & Biog of The Abrasive Wheels

I'm indebted to Ken Smith for the addition of this entry

Alerations: Site-wide configuration check & cosmetic tidy commences

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29/01/07

Enhanced: Biog of The Change with another photo & information relating to later names

Enhanced again: Biog for The Red Hawks (New Pic of their single!)

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26/01/07

Added: New band & Biog of The Coventry Automatics (later: 'The Special AKA' / 'The Specials')

I'm indebted to Ken Smith for the addition of this entry

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10/01/07

Enhanced again: Biog for The Red Hawks

Enhanced: Biog for Lucas & McCulloch

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08/01/07

Added: Images of 'Dunfermline Press' adverts for: 'Shane Fenton & The Fentones', 'Matt Monro', Rolf Harris' and 'Lulu & The Luvvers'

I'm indebted to 'The Dunfermline Press' & Brian Nobile for all the images above

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07/01/07

News: 'KinemaGigz' attracts 50,000 hits in 15 weeks!

Added: New photographs of 'The Change', 'Bobby Dene & The Dynamos' & 'The Red Hawks'

I'm indebted to Brian Nobile & Watty Robertson for all the invaluable images above

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05/01/07

Added: Who & Why page with a bit about me and why I created this site

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30/12/06

Added: Biog of Ignatz

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21/12/06

Added: Comments from Richard Jobson (The Skids)

Added: Comments from Frank Boyle (Scottish Press Awards 'Cartoonist of the Year' 2003 and 2006
and author of 'Boyling Point' in the Edinburgh Evening News)

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18/12/06

News: Check out the whole of page three of the latest (Winter 2006) edition of 'Bygone Dunfermline'
(an annual special newspaper produced by 'The Dunfermline Press') for an article and interview with me
about KinemaGigz and my entertainment connections in Dunfermline

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12/12/06

Added: Biog of The Beings

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11/12/06

Enhanced: Biog for The Hipple People

Added: Biog of The Avengers

Enhanced: Biog for The Beatstalkers

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10/12/06

Added: Photographs of The Topnotchers

Added: Photographs of Cherry Grant & Lena Hylands

Added: Photograph of Horace Demarco & The Kool Beats

I'm much indebted to Jim Kirkpatrick & his mother Margo for all the invaluable images above.

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05/12/06

Enhanced: Biog for Cherry Grant

Added: Photographs of Freda Drysdale

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03/12/06

Added: Photograph of Trax

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02/12/06

Added: Photographs of Cherry Grant

Added: Photograph of Fred Orr & His Band

Added: Photograph of George Hylands

Added: Photograph of The Kinema Ballroom Band

Added: Photograph of The Kinema main entrance in the 1940s

Added: Photograph of Kinema Ballroom revellers in the 1940s

I'm much indebted to Freda Drysdale for all the invaluable images above.

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29/11/06

Added: Biog of Dodger

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25/11/06

Added: Biog of The Senate

Added: Biog of The Senators

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24/11/06

Added: Biog of The Edge

Added: Support slot for Ultravox was Doll By Doll - Thanks Ray

Added: Biog of Vehicle

Enhanced: Biog for The Writing On The Wall

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22/11/06

Added: Biog of Rogue

Added: Biog of The Roving Kind

Added: Biog of Sammy

Enhanced: Biog for Kris Ryan & The Questions

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21/11/06

Added: Biog of Jefferson

Added: Biog of The Magic Lantern

Added: Biog of Merlin

News: I received my copy of a new book by Alex Ogg
'No More Heroes: A Complete History of UK Punk from 1976 to 1980' as plugged on my Home page.
I submitted the photograph and information on Trax which includes a name-check for KinemaGigz

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19/11/06

Added: Biog of The Hurricanes

Added: Biog of The Zephyr Guitar Four

Enhanced: Biog for The Zones

Enhanced: Biog for Mike Satan & The Hellcats

Added: Photograph of Tommy Lister & The Dunfermline City Jazzmen

Added: Photograph of The Revellers

Added: Photograph of Horace Demarco & The Koolbeats

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17/11/06

Added: Date for Madness / Clive Langer & The Boxes / The Go-Go's

Added: Biog of Madness

Added: Biog of Clive Langer & The Boxes

Added: Biog of The Go-Go's

 

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14/11/06

Added: Stranglers Ticket for postponed gig

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14/11/06

Enhanced: Biog for The Athenians

Enhanced: Biog for The Falcons

Added: Biog of The Chessmen

Enhanced: Biog for Bobby Dene & The Dynamos

Enhanced: Biog for The Red Hawks

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13/11/06

Enhanced: Biog for The Change

Enhanced: Biog for The Red Hawks

Added: Memories of The Red Hawks

Added: Memories of Emile Ford

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12/11/06

Added: Biog of Gypsy

Added: Biog of Morgan

Added: Biog of Mark Ashton

Added: Biog of Vengaboys

Added: Biog of The Lou's

Added: Biog of Levi & The Rockats

Added: Biog of The Scars

Added: Memory of Wild Horses

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11/11/06

Added: Biography information & photo of 'The Ambassadors' (My thanks to Bill Nisbet)

Added: Biography information & photo of 'The Sole Generation' (My thanks to Bill Nisbet)

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05/11/06

Added: More new artists - Gypsy, Morgan & Mark Ashton on 23/04/72. (My thanks to David McLaren)

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04/11/06

Added: New arrow buttons to assist navigation on 'Gigz' pages

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30/10/06

Enhanced: Biog for Biocar incl images

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29/10/06

Added: Photograph of Big Country

Added: Photograph of Bobby Dene & The Dynamos

Added: Photograph of Cecil Hunter

Added: Photograph of Hollywood Boulevard

Added: Photograph of The Kinema in the sixties

Added: Photograph of The Falcons

Added: Photograph of The Red Hawks

Added: Photograph of The Shadettes

Added: Photograph of The Topnotchers

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28/10/06

Added: Biog for Highway

Added: Biog for Hopscotch

Added: Biog for House Of Lords

Added: Biog for Jackson Heights

Added: Info concerning The Damned's second support slot. (Thanks Ray)

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27/10/06

Added: Biog for Tommy Bishop

Added: Biog for Bubblegum

Added: Biog for Capricorn

Added: Biog for The Clouds

Added: Biog for 1-2-3

Added: Biog for The Crestas

Added: Biog for The Dedicated Jugmen

Added: Biog for Hello

Enhanced: Biog for The Golden Crusaders

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26/10/06

Added: Biog for Status Quo

Added: Biog for The Drones

Added: Biog for The Jeff Beck Group

Added: Biog for Supertramp

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25/10/06

Added: Biog for Breakthru'

Added: Biog for Brewers Droop

Added: Biog for Curved Air

Added: Biog for Jack Bruce & Friends

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24/10/06

Added: Memories of The Who

Added: Date for Jack Bruce & Friends

Added: Date for Status Quo

Added: Date for Slaughter & The Dogs

Added: Date for The Drones

Added: Date for The Jeff Beck Group

Added: Date for Stone The Crows

Added: Date for The Merseys

Added: Date for Supertramp

Added: Date for Medicine Head

Removed: The Delroy Williams Show

Removed: The Sugar Band

I'm very much indebted to David McLaren for all the above

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21/10/06

Added: 5 photographs of the Night Magic lightshow / dance floor and the logo. (See Pix page)

My thanks to Paul Martin for these terrific images

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20/10/06

Enhanced: Trax biog with more information & photographs

Enhanced: 7 West biog with photographs

Enhanced: The Subject biog with photograph

Added: Photograph of some Skids button badges

Added: Memories

Added: Comments

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19/10/06

Added: 16 additional 'Top of Page' links to improve navigation of 'Actz' page

Added: Biog for The Electric Chairs

 

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18/10/06

Enhanced: The Story of how The Beatles almost played The Kinema clarified!

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17/10/06

Added: Biog for 7 West

Added: Information about a fatal stabbing in 1967

Added: Date for Vengaboys

Enhanced: Biog for Slurpy Gloop

Added: Pix of The Woodmill High School Magazine containing an interview with The Small Faces
after their ballroom gig on
Monday 24th April 1967

I'm indebted to Alex Stean for these images

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16/10/06

Added: Date for Curved Air nailed - Sunday afternoon 3rd October 1971

Added: A plug for Alex Ogg's new book, No More Heroes including info for The Skids, The Rezillos
The Valves &
Trax (which I contributed) was added. It contains mention of KinemaGigz.com

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13/10/06

News: 'KinemaGigz' attracts 20,000 hits in first twenty eight days!

News: I was interviewed about all aspects of KinemaGigz by DJ Graeme Scott on Kirkcaldy's local radio station
VRN1287 (AM) between 22:30 and 23:45! Luckily I'm not superstitious about Friday the 13th! ...
(Am I famous yet?)

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12/10/06

Added: Clash supports identified as The Skids & The Lou's

Added: Rezillos date with The Scars

Added: Wayne County & The Electric Chairs support identified as Levi & The Rockats

Added: Two ticket stubs on Pix page. (I'm indebted to David McLaren for all the above)

Enhanced: Biogz data for 'The Change'

Added: Various Wanted information

News: I feature in the 'On The Spot' column of the Dunfermline Press (p10). (See Pix page)

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05/10/06

News: Large article on KinemaGigz appears on page four of today's Dunfermline Press (See Pix page)

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03/10/06

Added: Family biog

Added: The Flys biog

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02/10/06

Added: 'Web Address' field to Feedback Form

Added: The Flys support for The Ruts in 1979

News: KinemaGigz is featured as a news item with a live link on dunfermline.info

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01/10/06

Added: Memory of Mat Mattress

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30/09/06

Added: Comments from the DAFC.net 'Off Topic' forum

Added: The Falcons biog enhanced

News: 'KinemaGigz' attracts 5,000 hits in first sixteen days!

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28/09/06

News: KinemaGigz mentioned in 'Notes' column of Dunfermline Press in an article entitled
'How To Avoid Doing The Housework' (p10). See
Pix page

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27/09/06

Added: Revillos Biog

Added: Rezillos Biog

Enhanced: Biogz data for The Subject

Altered: Comments page

Improved: Trax Biog

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22/09/06

Altered: Biogz data for Big Country (courtesy of Bruce Watson)

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20/09/06

Added: Biogz data for Trax

Added: Some new links

Added: Comments page

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18/09/06

Added: Comments

Added: Barbara Dickson's appearances in 1966

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17/09/06

Added: Skids/Trax Memories

Added: New page for your Comments

Added: 'Feedback Confirmation' page

Added: Clash Pix

News: Feedback Form bug fixed

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16/09/06

Added: Nameless Ones biog

Added: Trax song listing

Added: This 'Wot's New?' page

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14/09/06

News: 'KinemaGigz' is launched.

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