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Hello, I’m researching a book celebrating the history of the Nasvhille Rooms (now the Famous Three Kings Pub) in Kensington, London and I’m looking for memories, anecdotes, experiences etc of bands who played the Nashville and the people who attended gigs there in its late 70s hey-day. I know Joy Division played the venue in August 1979 and I wondered if any of you where there or if you know of any contacts who might have been? Any info on this is greatly appreciated. I hope you can help get the Joy Division experience in this book! All the best, Ian

 

 

 
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Yeah,I saw Joy Division at the Nashville,Aug,79.I think it was a Factory night,ACR played too.Id been to see the Ruts on the night before,and fancied more beer,so off I went.Im not good at remembering stuff from that period.Saw the Ruts there the most.Psychedelic Furs,some of me mates was into rock so I saw Girlschool there too.You definately couldnt write a book based on that,eh.


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I'm just chuffed somebody remembers seeing them there! After more than 300 visits with no replies I was beginning to think I had got it wrong.
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There were two gigs at the Nashville, August 79 (we don't have a full recording of this, and only partial setlist information), and again in September 79, of which there are at least two recordings.

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Wow, this is news! Would you be able to supply me with the (partial) set list and point me in the direction of where I may be able to get my hands on a recording of the second gig?? Thanks for the info
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Try these for size:

http://www.joydiv.org/c130879.htm

http://www.joydiv.org/c220979.htm
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Has anyone got tapes or downloads of the songs from the August gig? The September one's pretty easy to find - but I've never been able to track these down..... 


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PM'd you, Lee.
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Reviving topic just a bit.

I know for a fact that Annik Honore's first attended Joy Division show was at Nashville Rooms August 13th, 1979 show.  (see article here: http://focus.levif.be/culture/musique/annik-honore-est-morte-retour-sur-son-histoire-fulgurante-avec-ian-curtis-de-joy-division/article-normal-3871.html?&&&utm_source=Newsletter-16-06-2010#)

Its also pretty awesome that this particular historical gig was recorded on audience tape.  Kind of funny hearing the taper's friend getting interested in the band and asking "Who are they?" "Wha?" "Who are they?" " "Joy Division" " after Colony. 

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