Song Lyric Sunday. Bus/Truck/Lorry. 6/10/2019

This week Jim Adams at Newepiauthor has given us the prompt :Bus/Truck/Lorry. For Song Lyric Sunday.

I chose The Magic Bus by The Who. It was written by Pete Townshend and released in 1968. I had left school that year and was training as a window dresser. In a boutique called Birds, honestly it was called Birds and in was in West Ealing , West London.

The Who were a West London group and so my friends and I were big fans….. Fun days.

Happy days.

Mum, Me and Steve the dog back in the day.

22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 07:55:13

    I love the picture!

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  2. Ben Naga
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 08:47:21

    I went to see them in Watford before they became big (and expensive 😉 )

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  3. Dale
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 14:37:49

    Great pic.
    And who doesn’t love The Who? 😉

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  4. John Holton
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 15:05:43

    Great song! If you don’t mind me asking, how old were you there?

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  5. newepicauthor
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 15:15:08

    Nice song Willow. Did you have to put new outfits on the mannequins?

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    • willowdot21
      Oct 06, 2019 @ 15:22:47

      Yes but that’s not all there is to window dressing, there was fabric sculpture for fashion and soft furnishings. China, glass, furniture, shoes it was fun and I do like it 💜

      Reply

  6. Stroke Survivor UK
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 15:43:10

    Haha, I almost chose Magic Bus too! There was a compilation album by that name in the UK, first released about fifteen years ago and supposedly a compilation from the Hippie era. San Francisco got in, but I think they were getting desperate when they picked the Beach Boys. Centred around this song.

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  7. msjadeli
    Oct 06, 2019 @ 18:33:16

    What a great photo and what wonderful memories this song must bring to you.

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  8. Lisa Coleman
    Nov 17, 2019 @ 11:24:27

    Love The Who! I was only 3 when this song came out and it wasn’t until I was 7 when I fell in love with them when Pinball Wizard was playing in the clubhouse, where I learned to play pinball. Now, I’m such a fan, we have their 2015 Glastonbury Concert on our DVR. It has been on there for 4 years. My hubby will crank it up on the surround sound about once a month.

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