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by Wellington Womble
Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Info wanted re \"Potato Land\" song
Replies: 2
Views: 9733

Re: Info wanted re \"Potato Land\" song

The band is Spirit and the song/album is Potato Land. It's been reissued on CD. Spirit was a great band - you probably have heard a few of their songs over the years but never paid attention to the band name,,, Nature's Way... Fresh Garbage... I Got A Line On You... 1984 (which was remade by Nash Th...
by Wellington Womble
Sat Mar 11, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Record stores in the 70's and 80's
Replies: 12
Views: 39875

Arrgghh! 2/3 of my original post was lost. Probably a limit on the number of bytes per post. I'll see if I can retrieve it somehow and post as installments.
by Wellington Womble
Sat Mar 11, 2006 10:17 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Record stores in the 70's and 80's
Replies: 12
Views: 39875

Record stores in the 70's and 80's

Anyone remember the stores where they bought their music in the 70's and 80's? Round Records - One flight high on Bloor Street near Bay. In 1974 it was a large upstairs office space not unlike some bookstores on Queen Street. Then came an extensive renovation which really did wonders for the look. A...
by Wellington Womble
Sat Mar 11, 2006 5:08 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO
Replies: 54
Views: 106798

I'm surprised nobody remembers the Piccadilly Tube, demolished to make way for the Atrium at Bay and roughly where the Pickle Barrel is now located. Done up like a London tube station complete with curved walls. They had coupons in the UofT student handbook which I used to buy a hamburger combo prio...