Category Archives: 81 82 83 84

81 82 83 84 Episode 040: Is It Love?

Here I am baby, come and take me.


The setlist for this show follows these great photos from local K-W 1980s concerts, retrieved from the University of Waterloo Library, Special Collections & Archives. From the K-W Record Photographic Negative Collection.

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Teenage Head at Bingeman Park roller rink 23 May 1980

The whole gang
Frankie Venom aka Frank Kerr, a great performer. RIP


Gang of Four at Super Skate Seven 5 March 1983

Jon King on vocals, Andy Gill on lead guitar (RIP), Sara Lee on bass
The riveting Jon King, always energetic, always frenetic
Sara Lee on bass (rejoined Gang of Four for their 2022 tour – other collaborations include Robert Fripp’s League of Gentlemen, the B-52s, Indigo Girls, and Ani diFranco)


UB40 at Super Skate Seven  on 9 March 1984

the full crew, photo credit Bernard Weil
Earl Falconer on bass, Robin Campbell on guitar, photo credit Bernard Weil


81 82 83 84 Episode 034: It’s no fun starving just to keep your integrity

Sometimes I wonder why do I worry about those things that you do
And then I see you late on a Saturday and I know that you’re right
If I had a job you could come and live with me and I would see you every night
If I was working you might come and live with me and I would see you every night