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hello fantastic fans,…

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blimey,… i made the front page headline of the “manchester evening news” today, with “frank fight’s cancer” !!!,… (pesky reporters,….my mum is going to go up the wall,… and across the ceiling !!!) see last blog for full details.

anyway,… i can now comfirm that i wiil be running the “magical timperley tour” open top bus round my village on sunday the 4th july,…there wiil be 3 trips during the afternoon,… followed by a concert at night with my “oh blimey big band” at altrincham’s l.m.r.c.a. club….
it’ll be £14.99p for the coach tour,… £6.99p for the concert or (space) £19.99 for both !!!
for full details,.. ring mr. alston on 0796 6189650 or 0161 652 1217

… and don’t forget my new 1 hour “radio timperley” show starts this sunday at 7pm uk time (2pm in new york ~ 8pm in berlin etc)… listen live online @ ~~~
www.manchesterradioonline.co.uk ,…
or if you can’t wait till then,… you can get some free podcasts of “radio timperley” from www.radiotimperley.com

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk www.myspace.com/franksidebottom

p.s. fancy a bit of my vinyl ???
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then just click on —> http://lnk.ms/8jsjd


p.p.s. i may be on “north west tonight” this friday at 6pm !!!!

oh blimey,… bobbins news !

hello fantastic fans,…

well,.. after all the hospital tests of scans, and x-rays and cameras down me etc etc ,… yes i’ve got cancer !!!
but don’t worry,.. i’m not going anywhere just yet,.. and i’m looking forward to another 25 years in fantastic semi-professional show-bizness first !!!
so i’ve got a few weeks off from live shows now to have a couple of ops and get shut !!!
here’s a very dark “love will tear us apart” from the new oxford in salford the other week,..

to view click —> http://lnk.ms/6nF0p
i wiil be starting my new live “radio timperley” 1 hour show this sunday at 7pm on www.manchesterradioonline.com which you can tune into worldwide !!! ( 11am in l.a. ~ 1pm in texas ~ 2pm in new york ~ 8pm in berlin etc etc),…. and don’t forget you can now download free podcasts of “radio timperley” from www.radiotimperley.com

there’s a couple of shows at the end of the month with my mate john cooper clarke,… and i may be joining him for the enchore (if we get one !!!) to play guitar !!!!!!!! then i’m plying the parr hall in warrington on the 4th june,..
… before the rest of june see’s me full tilt into football fever overload,.. with the release of my “three shirts” world cup song which will be launched at the “salutation” pub in manchester on the 11th,.. a puppet socccer extraviganza in glasgow on the19th,..

and a “oh blimey big band” soccer special at the lexington in london on the 25th.
then in july,.. it’s me and “the bigshorts” in the altrincham parade on the 3rd,.. me and my “oh blimey big band” play the l.m.r.c.a. club in altrincham on sunday 4th july (7.30pm doors)…
and here we are here last time !!!

..plus plans are being made as i type for 3 “magical timperley tour” open top buss trips on the 4th july during the day !!!

full details in my next “world cup” blog ! (subscribe now)
best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk
www.myspace.com/frank sidebottom
p.s. if you-re quick,.. you can still get this autographed classic vinyl,..

to view click —> http://lnk.ms/8jsjd
or “me as yoda” —> http://lnk.ms/73Vc0

Currently listening:
Frank Sidebottom’s ABC and D: the Best of
By Frank Sidebottom
Release date: 2004-09-20

the show must go on,…

hello fantastic fans,….

well just when you think things are going ace,….

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… i get my scan/x-ray/camera down the throat results back,.. and it’s bobbins !!
(more about that in the next blog,…. subscribe now !)

….. anyway,… the show must go on,…
and it does tonight with me and john cooper clarke playing live at the irish centre in leeds,…

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then tomorrow it’s me on my own doing two sets in hull,….

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my new one hour “radio timperley” show starts on the 15th may,…
but meanwhile there are podcasts to download for free @ www.radiotimperley.com

or you can get “radio timperley 2”
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to view, click —> http://lnk.ms/6nF0p

or there’s me as “new captain scarlet”,..
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to view click —> http://lnk.ms/8Wsxn

or maybe you just want to own my fantastic showbizness pink tie !!!
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to view click —> http://lnk.s/75bqt

right,… i’m off to watch 4 back-to-back episodes of gerry anderson’s “ufo”, before i head over to leeds !!!

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk
www.myspace.com/franksidebottom

keep watching “timperley tv”,…

,.. and just for the record,.. my next release will not be,…
“chemotherapy is really fantastic” !!!

carboot & yoda,…

hello fantastic fans,…

guess what i did on bank holiday monday !!!!

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no !,… i didn’t join the policefore !!
i went to a car boot sale at timperley cricket club,….
,…… and got some ace things,… like so !!!

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i’ve also just put a new “me as yoda” & star wars dvd on ebay,..

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,… and i’ll be posting a new blog later today !!!

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk
www.myspace.com/franksidebottom

visit – www.radiotimperley.com for free podcasts of shows

,… and i’ll see you in hull on sunday.

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on/off,..

hello fantastic fans,…

it’s all on and off in showbizness,…

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tonight’s show at “the new oxford pub”, chapel steet, bexley sq. salford is on,..
… and i’ll be onstage about 8pm doing poetry and music,… i’ll also be doing a raffle to win little frank’s stupid cardboard body !!!

but off,… is tonight’s “radio timperley” show,… due to the move at manchester rradio online.,.. they can only do it live,… as as i’ve just said,… i’ll be in salford setting up for tonight’s show. … also next week i’m live onstage in hull !!! so the “radio timperley ” re-launch will have to be the week after (15th may).

but you can log onto www.radiotimperley.com where you can download some old classic episodes,… and new stuff too…. so do that instead !

or you could always get….
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to view click on —> http://lnk.ms/6nF0p

“the bigshorts” got presented with the division 1 trophy this morning,.. pic’s will follow of me and the team,.. and i’m shooting a pop video with them as part of my “world cup 2010” release !!,.. (details in the next blog,.. subscribe now).

don’t forget the “me as new captain scarlet” is up,…
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click —> http://lnk.ms/8Wsxn

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk
www.myspace.com/franksidebottom

also not up yet is the new “timperley tv”,… but keep tuned in !

free downloads,….

hello fantastic fans,…

…. and a big “thank you” to all my fans who came to see me (and john cooper clarke) last night in oxford,….. what a ace, fantastic & top night !
…. my next show is at the “oxford pub” on deansgate in m/cr, on sunday night.

don’t forget the “me as scott tracy” runs out today on ebay !
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to view it,… click —> http://lnk.ms/8Hx05

there’s also that “chelsea space” limited edition, signed & numbered art print !
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to view, click —> http://lnk.ms/6ny6r

here’s me at the “chelsea space” in 2007….

don’t forget my “radio timperley” 1 hour show starts up again this sunday too,..
broadcasting to the world (and probably other places too,…. listen in in the uk at 7pm @ www.manchesterradioonline.com
(listen worldwide,… 11am in l.a.,… 1pm in texas,…. 2pm in new york,…. 8pm in berlin etc etc,… and in sydney and tokyo, it becomes your monday morning breakfast show !)

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to view, click —> http://lnk.ms/6nF0p

my next concert with clarkie is at the leeds irish centre on 8th may,…
them it’s the cuda comedy club @ the barracuda bar in hull for me on the 9th.

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk

p.s. try www.radiotimperley.com and get some free downloads!!!

“timperley tv 2” up this sunday too !

full version in next blog on www.myspace.com/franksidebottom (subscribe now).

timperley rescue,…

hello fantastic fans,…

here’s a pic of a rare “timperley rescue sidie” i made back in 1990

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these “sidie’s” were about 10 inches tall, a sort of cross between a action man and a garden gnome !!!,… and aswell as the “timperley rescue” ones,… there were also some done in regular grey suit/pink tie.
i gave most of them away to tv presenters and dj’s who helped my showbiz career in the early days,.. a few for magazine competitions/stage quiz prizes,… and sold a few to fans for “11.37p each.
i made about a hundred or so,… and they were all numbered… these now go for a very very lot of money !!! ( i borrowed this one off mr. alston to photograph,.. as i don’t even have one myself !)

i’ve got a ace picture of “me as brains” on ebay

click on http://lnk.ms/8JzjM

there’s other stuff going up this weekend too !
here’a a canvas i painted of me and dave haslem !!!

and here’s me painting it live on channel m !

there will be a open top bus tour of timperley plus a concert at the l.m.r.c.a. club in altrincham,… both being planned for the 4th july…details to follow in next blog…. on www.myspace.com/franksidebottom (subscribe now)

thank you to all who came to see me and my “oh blimey big band” at the buffalo bar in london last thursday,… what a bazzin’ night !

this week i’m playing at the oxford acadamey on tuesday with my mate john cooper clarke,… and i’m also doing shows with him in leeds, sheffield and derby next month too ! and i’ll be doing some of my own poetry (plus music)at the “oxford pub” on deansgate in manchester next saturday (2nd may),.. i’m onstage at around 8.30,..
staright after my “radio timperley show” which you can hear @ www.manchesterradioonline.com ‘ 7pm uk time ( @ 11am in l.a. @1pm in texas, @ 2pm in new york and 8pm in berlin etc).

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk

the new “timperley tv 2” will be up this week

me as,….

hello fantastic fans,….

i’ve got a ace picture of “me as brains” on ebay

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click on http://lnk.ms/8JzjM

there’s other stuff going up this weekend too !

here’a a canvas i painted of me and dave haslem !!!

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and here’s me painting it live on channel m !

there will be a open top bus tour of timperley plus a concert at the l.m.r.c.a. club in altrincham,… both being planned for the 4th july…details to follow in next blog…. (subscribe now)

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk ~ www.myspace.com/franksidebottom

p.s. “radio timperley” starts 7pm uk time (11am in l.a., 2pm in new york, 9pm in berlin etc,..) on sunday 2nd april,…. and “timperley tv 2” will be up the same day.

the prisoner,…

hello fantastic fans,…

i’m just settling down to watch !the prisoner” in itv,… what are you up to this saturday night ?

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“radio timperley” celebrates 25 years this year of broadcasting to the world (& probably other places too !)
here’s me celebrating mark radcliffe’s birthday with mark lammar and lard !

don’t forget my nw “radio timperley 2” cd,… and don’t forget the big new “radio timperley” launch on the 1st & 2nd of may. (details in tomorrow’s blog on www.myspace.com/franksidebottom )

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to view, just click —> http://lnk.ms/66156

keep watching “timperley tv”

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.franksworld.co.uk

p.s. my next show is on thursday 22nd may at “the buffalo bar” 259 upper street, london n1,… where i’ll be on with my “oh blimey big band”

p.s. my tribute to eddie cochran will be up tomorrow !

three shirts,…

hello fantastic fans,…

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next month see’s me celebrating 25 years in showbizness,….
yes it was may 1985 when e.m.i. released my first e.p. on regal zonophone,..
,… and the rest… as they say …. “is mystery”.

if you’d like to hear where it all started,… then listen to the “firm favorites” cd
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( to view, click on —> http://lnk.ms/7w9yq )

anyway,… my next concert is at “the buffalo bar”, 259 upper street, london n1, on thursday 22nd april,.. where i’ll be on with my “oh bliey big band”…

and may see’s me back doing some concert with my mate john cooper clarke, aswell as solo shows in blackburn and hull (see my “shows” list on www.myspace.com/franksidebottom for full details)

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“radio timperley” is also 25 years only this year too… and to celebrate there’s the new cd “radio timperley 2” just out…
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( to view click —> http://lnk.ms/66156 )

there’ll be a “radio timperley 3” cd to follow,… with a relaunch of my weekly “radio timperley” live 1 hour sunday show on manchester radio online, and there is a new website where you can download old episodes (360 radio timperley’s ~ 120 frank’s world’s etc etc) … keep subscribed for full details for the mayday launch to follow….. but it’ll be www.radiotimperley.com

best regards
frank sidebottom
www.myspace.com/franksidebottom

p.s. “3 shirts on my line” world cup song out soon,… and keep watching “timperley tv”

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