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Old 24-01-2012, 16:27   #81
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Hi every one,
I have just wrote 4 songs last year, Recession blues, Does it matter, Leeds Life and E.L.O my favourite band. Here a u tube clip of "E.L.O my favourite band" - http://youtu.be/L2lPQSwlPZk recorded at Leeds city square this month. xx/;o)xxxxx>
 
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Old 27-01-2012, 17:59   #82
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Check out my latest song Leeds Life on u tube - http://youtu.be/fEbJbT4-sXo
 
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Old 28-01-2012, 11:31   #83
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Wow..... one son of a cool dude, and what an inspiration to a 14 year old
Liked your version of the Lonnie Orbison song. Keep 'rockin n'trollin' and say elo to Sheff,
when you go on tour.
 
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Old 28-01-2012, 23:53   #84
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I'm glad you liked the video. However you seem to have a few odd misconceptions. My music appeal to everyone not just to teenagers. Lonnie Orbison? Never heard of such person did you meant Roy Orbison ? . It's keep Rock n rolling not trolling. And Finally who is Sheff ?
 
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Old 29-01-2012, 08:35   #85
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I think he meant you were combination of Roy Orbison and Lonnie Donegan. A great compliment.
 
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Old 29-01-2012, 15:25   #86
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Thanks Bew for translating correctly. I've just been back to page 3 and apologise, the 14 y.old mentioned,
was a 9 y.old, who should really be studying, so as not to end up on the streets busking.
I don't think you mentioned what your previous career was, but I respect anybody who turns self employed.
If I dropped a cheque in to your collection box, could you issue a receipt for my accountant ?
The Sheff bit refers to my old mate Halliclone who likes you a lot and was asking when you were appearing in Sheffield.
Still not sure who's rockin and who's trollin.
 
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Old 01-02-2012, 15:11   #87
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HI!

I really like your stuff! Do you buck often around leeds?
I've seen a family of buskers near Harvey Nichols, do you know them?
 
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Old 09-02-2012, 12:43   #88
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I have seen this family of buskers. I don't know them personally. I'm glad you like musik. I am in the process of recording it. You can see some times busking at the weekend at city square by Mill Hill church near the Train station. Say Hello when you see me.
 
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Old 26-04-2012, 15:19   #89
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Good news guys I have just released a single on itunes called "E.L.O my favourite band.Onlly 79p to down load. It's also available on amazon. Your support is appreciated.
I hoping to release a few more singles later watch this space.
 
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Old 21-06-2012, 14:15   #90
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Here a recording by guitarjed playing Leeds Life - http://youtu.be/YogqpyyJ7Qc. I hope you like it
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Old 22-06-2012, 07:48   #91
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Just cheers and give the best from what you have as god known when it work for you and put you at top.

So best of luck with your list I am sure you really gonna rock all.
 
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Old 22-06-2012, 16:50   #92
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After job search and getting my application rejected so many times. I have decided to busk in town and play my favourite songs and some of my own tunes.
Here's my play list ;-
Come everybody - Eddie Cochran
Can't get enough- Dave Edmonds
California Blues - Roy Orbison
Calling America - E.L.O
Rockaria- E.L.O
She Sell Sanctary - Cult
Crazy little thing Called Love - Queen
Hold on tight - E.L.O
You got it - Roy Orbison
I love you - Gee
Every Breath you take - Police
Jonny B goode - Chuck Berry
Choo Choo Train- Gee
Sweet Dreams - Roy Orbison
This olde world - Gee
No one like you - Gee
Summer of 69 - Byran Edams
Handle with Care- Travelling Wilburies
I just called to say I love you - Stevie Wonder
Have you heard the news- Gee
Parisian Walkways -Gary Moore
You see me in town pop by (Next Abion St, Commercial Street by Yorkshire Bank or by the Knicker knocker shop Albion Way opposite River Island or Briggate opposite Alliance & Leicester Bank) by and say hello and give a few pounds to a unemployed musician or 20 if you are feeling generous
Weldone looks really good, nice time I am in town I will come and see you.
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Old 28-06-2012, 11:25   #93
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Most of the times I busk outside Mill Hill church bottom of Park Lane across the railway station. Come and say hi to me and drop 20 if your feeling really good ;o)
 
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Old 07-09-2012, 21:21   #94
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Hi Technogee.

Being a music lover myself, I respect your passion for rock and roll and under other circumstances would really enjoy your tunes.

However your weekly performance outside HSBC is ruining my family's life, and not because of your music but because of the loud drone (not insulting your playing, thats just what it sounds like once it reaches us) that your amp makes. What you do not realise is that although it may seem quiet from where you are, the sound bounces off the buildings and straight through our window much more amplified than at street level - meaning that every weekend my 2 year old cannot sleep to her normal routine, and my wife, who only works weekends, is also disrupted.

We appreciate we live on a busy street but the only noise that we here, that actually disrupts us, is your music which is higher than our TV (and at times our ear plugs which we have tried).

"At the moment no licence is required. Most busker in Leeds City centre respect each other and do not want create to much disturbance. I know most of the busker in Leeds and work with them to not create any dis chord."

This was one of your comments in the thread, however we have both been down on separate occasions to ask you to turn down the amp and you seem to not care - despite the fact we have told you we have a child.

Through the day you can be seen in City Square, what is to stop you from busking there at night? A small difference to you, would make a huge difference to us and the other residents of Park Row.

I hope you can take this on board without taking insult - as we said we can appreciate what you are doing and think that buskers should be able to play, just in the right locations.

Thank you for your time in reading this.
 
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Old 07-09-2012, 21:53   #95
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You haven't said what time the disturbance occurs, Park Row resident? Surely he isn't busking at night?
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Old 07-09-2012, 21:59   #96
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Hes right outside now and it is 22:55 on Friday night, the one and only reason for signing up to this blog and spending the time doing it. Its ruining our lives.

My wife has been speaking to the Council and City Management about licenses.
 
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Old 07-09-2012, 22:14   #97
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hmm...that is a bit late Technogee!
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Old 07-09-2012, 23:34   #98
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Sorry To hear what's happening to this Park Row Resident. However the buses make more noise than my amp. There people yelling and shouting which louder than my amp. I only bush for 2 hour or less at the weekend. I receive lots of positive comment and people do enjoy the music and my guitar playing changes the atmosphere to charismatic happy party moody.
If this Park row Residents want peace and tranquillity. They are located in the wrong place. Perhaps in the country side would be suited.
I am aware of the residents concerns and the volume is kept to a minimum and the amp is always facing all from the resident flats.
For me playing at the weekend helps me pay the bills and get myself sorted out. Even I was not there park row is a lively loud place at night traffic buses people shouting, night club (Slug n Lettuce ) playing music. Greek St etc
Maybe if someone can give me a proper job or recording contract then my busking will come to end. ;o(
 
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:08   #99
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It seems as though you have not read my message Technogee. I am not saying that people do not like your music or that you shouldn't busk, I am saying that it is causing us disruption and aggravation. There are two types of noise when being a resident of Park Row:

1. Background noise: Yes you can here buses, cars, people etc...this is what I would consider to be normal background noise. When we viewed the flat, before purchase, we were aware of all of these normalities, as we could hear them.

2. Loud, anti-social noise: Noise that can be constantly heard above our TV, book, mind and from every place in our flat - from the front door to the windows.

We are not after tranquility and peace, however we are not after a constant blurb of noise blasting through our window every weekend, sometimes until past 11pm. If you are in any doubt about the noise that you are creating, you are welcome to visit our home, to switch places - we would do this to show you how loud it is.

As said in our original thread, we have no issue with you playing Technogee but when your life is disrupted like this and it becomes out of your control, it also becomes very stressful and can begin to take over your life, with the apprehension of the guitar noises returning. As you refuse to see our point, we are almost seeing your playing as somewhat malicious - especially when you could just move along to Mill Hill Church. Once again, the buildings act as an amplifier and just boost your own amp noise as it is deflected off the buildings, maybe you could do some research on how noise is amplified for a better understanding?

There are residents from HSBC right up to Bierkeller, so you should really be playing in accordance with Leeds Code of Conduct, respect that and move on when asked - which is what we have done previously and now you have it in writing.

My Dad is in the same, unemployed, position as you Technogee and as a previously self-employed UK taxpayer cannot receive help from the government, however he manages to get by with the odd job - so you are not the only person and we understand your need for money. If you busked outside 'Revival', then surely you would catch crowds from Park Row, Boar Lane, Wellington Street and the Station - just a suggestion.

Trust me Technogee, I wouldn't spend my Friday night/Saturday morning writing threads if the noise was manageable. You say its kept to a minimum, I, as a Park Row resident, am telling you its not - I am the one it is disturbing and you are not in the position to say that.

I would just like to say, do not be under the illusion that people who live on Park Row are minted, this is inaccurate. We live in a one bed flat, because we cannot afford the 400 a month travel costs, to go to work in shifts which in turn pays for our child and home. Although we work very hard, we cant afford a house in the country and cant afford a car.

Thanks for your response, even if it was unhelpful and somewhat wide of the point, as it will help in our case to the Council.


Park Row Resident

Ps. Just for your information I have never once heard music from any of the bars along the Park Row or Greek St as I am sure it is regulated in accordance with the surroundings.
 
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:17   #100
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What polite and roundly worded letters you write PPRes. You must work in the diplomatic circle. The OP can't even hear his own out of tune noise, pity your well crafted letters, are bouncing off, like noise off concrete. Good luck with your case.
 
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