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Magazine Posters and Ticket 1979

Two great Magazine Posters recently surfaced the first is a Belgian tour poster from 1979 which I offered the seller £250.00 for, but they politely declined, frustratingly it ended up sold on eBay for £217.00 annoyingly I forgot to go back near the end of the auction and it sold 10 minutes before I realised and logged in to check. The 2nd is a cracking poster that Neil Braidwood has sent me a high res image of from Magazines UK tour back in 1979 at the Deb Hall at St Andrews University. And then Ian Hall kindly posted up a copy of his ticket from the same tour but the Cambridge date.

Magazine, Manchester Apollo 23/4/1979

Huge thanks to Melanie Smith of  Mud Kiss Photography  for letting me share these two fantastic photos of Howard taken that Melanie took side of stage at Manchester Apollo 23rd of April 1979.  This was the gig Magazine had Simple Minds as support. Melanie told me that her friend took unwell at the gig and got pulled onto the stage then waited for Melanie backstage. When Melanie got there after the show Howard was with his manager and Sarah Brightman (Of Hot Gossip fame). Melanie took the picture you can see below of Howard signing an autograph for an American pen pal who was a huge Magazine fan and Howard said laughing, something along the lines of 'Hope you haven't got my bald patch'. It's rare to find photos of Magazine and Howard back then and I'm so grateful to Melanie for letting me share these. Please respect Copyright on these photographs, which belongs to Melanie and Mud Kiss Photography.  No reproduction or copying of these pics is permitted wit