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What do you remember about The Limit ?

All I can remember is ..... I often went beyond it .. lol

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Better/edgier music than the Leadmill, wading around in a couple of inches of Newkie Brown on the floor and one particularly good Sharp Cuts gig.

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I spent more time in here than I did at home.

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First night there was 15th August 1978. Cabaret Voltaire (strange but good), Molodoy (woeful Clockwork Orange rip-offs), Deaf-Aids (forgettable) and The Push (really good).

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I was only old enough to remember the final two years of the limit, it was an atmospheric, scruffy little dive and you feet always stuck to the floor, remeber that raised seating area that was to the right as you walked in where we sat drinking and smoking all night - good times as an 18/19 year old :)

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On 14/10/2014 at 20:34, dodger23 said:

First night there was 15th August 1978. Cabaret Voltaire (strange but good), Molodoy (woeful Clockwork Orange rip-offs), Deaf-Aids (forgettable) and The Push (really good).

Went to that one too, Dodger, and it would have been one of my earlier ones as well, since we are v.approx the same age/FPS.

 Probably more than a few GOOD nights spent, not wasted at all, in that hot and sticky old basement club! 

Some EXCELLENT music from the DJ's though...and a good few up and coming Punk/New wave groups, local, national and international at the time.

Didn't you often used to catch the 75/76 late night bus after, up to Lane Top area?There was usually a small gang of us, Sheff 3, 4 and 5 crew.

BTW - I've read most of your Life in the City of Ghosts, blog thingy too. Thanks for the postings. Got a keen stomach for memorabilia/Nostalgia nowadays, at my age!

Give my regards to Lango, Vinner, Wilma, et al, if you are in touch with them now.

 

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First time I went,Cindy and the New Jets were on. Can't remember too much about it as I was quite new to drinking! Anyone remember them?Cheers,Bladesman.

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On 17/02/2019 at 20:32, Bladesman1961 said:

First time I went,Cindy and the New Jets were on. Can't remember too much about it as I was quite new to drinking! Anyone remember them?Cheers,Bladesman.

Don't remember Cindy and the New Jets, well, maybe very vaguely....what year are you talking here?

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