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Day 9, Sunday, august 23, 1992, Saint-Nazaire, second show | The Skatalites Euro Tour 1992, Sound Check, Saint-Nazaire, Les Escales, France

The Skatalites last show of the Euro Tour 1992

Today, 25 years ago, was the second show of The Skatalites at the Festival Les Escales de Saint-Nazaire. I went to the hotel before noon and took my first pictures of the members of the band and some recordings.

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Day 8, Saturday, august 22, 1992, Saint-Nazaire, first show | The Skatalites Euro Tour 1992

This is the day when The Skatalites played their very first concert in France

The first thing I did today, 25 years ago, was to buy a camera. That’s why I have no pictures of the whole tour until this day. Don’t worry, it was the time long before digital cameras and each picture was one dollar to get it. That was awful, but on the other hand, the number of pictures was limited and does a lot of pictures make anything better?

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Day 7, Friday, august 21, 1992, day-off for The Skatalites | Linton Kwesi Johnson, Rolando Alphonso, Tommy McCook, Saint-Nazaire, France, Lloyd Brevett, Dennis Bovell

This is the day in 1992, when The Skatalites and I arrived in Saint-Nazaire and met for the first time

My bicycle ride today was about 160 km from Saint-Georges-des-Gardes to Beaupréau and Vallet and Vertou to arrive on time in Saint-Nazaire.

The Skatalites took another 500 km to arrive in Saint-Nazaire as well.

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Day 2, Sunday, august 16, 1992, Fiesta Caribe, Cologne | Skatalites Euro Tour 1992, Cologne, Germany

Starting my tour
The Skatalites in Cologne

My bicycle ride today is about 100 km from Neuchâtel to Mirebel

The Skatalites played at the Fiesta Caribe in Cologne

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