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July 27, 2014



(Repeated from the previous post's comments) I saw Vin many times in various folk clubs around Sunderland in the 70s and 80s. A great singer, guitarist and songwriter and the funniest man I have ever seen, he should really be a household name.

Mike Green

I first met Vin when he came to the Duke of York in Eccles (via a friend I had in Durham). On moving to the North East in 1973 I was a regular for about a year at the Marsden Inn on a Sunday night where I again met up with Vin. My abiding memory is that he always referred to my wife Susan as Nana Mouskouri (I think it was the glasses). Having been out of the folk scene for almost 40 years I guess Vin will not remember me, but at some point I really must get back on stage - perhaps I will look for a a gig where Vin is playing to give me the impetus to get back to it......

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