Leave your yens on the counter please

Tomorrow, after Stoke City have walloped the Villa, we celebrate the venerable birthday of Old Stokie at a Chinese restaurant in Newcastle-under-Lyme. A number 69 for me with egg-fried rice please. As I was saying to Ben the Hat only yesterday, this following is a desert island disc for me. ‘Punk.’ I intoned most pseudishly, ‘Was about 45rpm singles.’ This single was ace, in its recorded version. Finding a tuneful live performance is somewhat of a challenge, however; the harmful elements in the air here are mainly the vocal sounds of Siouxsie Sioux. It’s mercifully brief and if you can get through it there’s some ‘seminal’ dancing at the end. And you can’t say she don’t look good though.

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6 Responses to Leave your yens on the counter please

  1. calvininjax says:

    I was quite partial to a 69 when I was your age. 😉

    Happy Birthday, Old Stokie!

  2. OS says:

    Calvin, behave theesen! 😉

    Today, hopefully, we’ll be celebrating a win against The Veela … and then …

    The Berlin Stokies will meet again. Life is about memories and none are more poignant than Nena and 99 red balloons. A small backstreet second hand shop in Potsdam. Winger and I go in a buy a German version of this song for Mr Pink. The laughs we all had driving back to Berlin in the hire car with this playing at full blast. You just can’t buy ’em. 😉

    This is for winger, Mr Pink, Swiss Tony, Eli and myself. Bring on the 70’s! 🙂

    Gooaarrrnnn Stoke!

    GGOS. x

  3. johnnyneptune says:

    happy birthday youth

    i’ve written you a song

    you call for pulis in
    you call for pulis out
    in out in out, you shake it all about
    you do the stokie cokie and you turn around
    that’s what it’s all about
    oooooooolllllllllllllddddd stokie hokey cokey
    ooooooooolllllllllddddddddd stokie hokey cokey
    ooooooooolllllldddddddddd stokie hokey cokey
    triffic, aaaaarrrrrrddd work, hoof hoof hoof

  4. Geraldine says:

    Belated Happy Birthday, OS! Hope it was a great one.

  5. daftburger says:

    Lets play a game of QI general ignorance!

    What is the currency of China?
    What is the currency of Hong Kong?

    A clue here neither is the yen!

    Belated happy birthday Old Scotie! xx

  6. OS says:

    Thank you all for your best wishes and a special thanks to Sitheroo for his little ditty. LOL.

    I’m knackered. winger, that marmalade is luvverly. But not as luvverly as the Sigur Ros. 🙂

    GGOS. x

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