Friday 5 February 2010

LAZY FRIDAY - Oui 3 from '93

It seems like such a long time ago now, but think back to 1993.

John Major was in Downing Street, terrorism meant the Bishopsgate bombing but we weren't yet at war with a noun, whilst the fact that the BNP had won their very first council seat in the Isle of Dogs was unusual enough to make front page news in the Evening Standard (I still have a copy) and we were still getting used to something called Microsoft Windows 3.1.

The final invasion of Iraq was still a decade away and several activists I know were still at junior school.

Meanwhile in the UK charts, there was a now obscure band called Oui 3 that had a couple of hits that I loved - Break From The Old Routine and the Buffalo Springfield sampled For What It's Worth.

In another Friday lunchtime distraction - and celebrate that this is the 500th post on my blog - I've tracked down both tracks for your listening pleasure:

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