Post by simon Post by PeterMcC
'Even the Floyd themselves like this song. Dave said "There are more
songs on that album that are more significant than Echoes -- the one
with "You'll never walk alone" at the end of it..." Those drunken
Liverpool fans were just what the Floyd wanted for this song. Rick
said "We featured the Liverpool supporters because they're the best
football crowd in the country for what we wanted."'
They probably got the idea from John Peel, the venerable DJ, who was a
friend of theirs and who is also a Liverpool supporter. He plays a
crowd rendition of 'You'll never walk alone' on his programme every
Can I ask a favour? It does bring it back OT a little.
We've recently used a sound sample of a football match commentary in a
recording by a popular beat combo but the provenance of the sample is
unclear. It describes a run by "Brown" and I've been told that it was from
an FA Final. My guess, based on the recording quality is that it's 60s
onwards; if it is an FA final, that would limit it to:
Ken Brown - WEST HAM v Preston North End 1964
Tony Brown - WEST BROM v Everton 1968
There's a clip at: http://www.brownrecordings.com/brown.html
It's the "original version".
It's a long-shot but maybe someone recognises it from a recording of the
original that they may have. I'm afraid that it's just idle curiosity on my
part but I'd be grateful if anyone knows which match it's from - FA Final or
If you feel that any of the above is incorrect,
inappropriate or offensive in any way,
please ignore it and accept my apologies.