Just thought I’d flag up this lovely post from the excellent blog curated by Chasewater Stuff. There are some poignent recollections of Brownhills past, as some little bits that I’d forgotten – Caters shop selling records, for one.
While you’re there, take a look at this wonderful work of local and railway history; it’s a cracking read and one of the first blogs I visit when checking my favourites.
Brownhills in the Fifties There was a question on a radio pop quiz which triggered a memory from some fifty-odd years ago. The question was ‘Who made the record ’Why do fools fall in love?’ The answer was Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, in 1956. The memory was of a picture in F.W.Cater’s shop window in High Street of the group wearing sweaters with a large letter ’T’ on the front. A quick visit to Google soon found it! I was at school in Wal … Read More