Jun 22, 2011 13
We arrived at the roller rink well after dark. I paid my $7 to the cashier, who took the money and scurried off to find me a pair of skates. A large concrete rink was surrounded by floor to ceiling blue carpet, and the tile work was almost an optical illusion. Presumably, nothing had been modified since the early 1980s when the rink opened – including the signage, which warned pay-phone users to keep calls under 3 minutes.
Regrettably, the music didn’t fit the decor – so this my playlist for a slightly creepy 80′s roller rink. ‘Roller disco’, but not as you know it.
1. Doug Hream Blunt – Gentle Persuasion (short version)
Gentle Persuasion (1990s?, Self Released)
2. Dave Graney – Night of the Wolverine 4
Rock ‘n’ Roll Is Where I Hide (Liberation Music, 2011)
3. Little Beaver – Party Down pt. 2
Party Down (1975 TK records)
4. Lee Edwards - Equal Love Oppertunity pt. 2
Shades Of Love
5. George Smallwood & Marshmellow – Lady Disco (demo)
7″ Single, (Reissued 2011, P.P.U. Records)
6. Rework - Jogging Beat
7″ Single (Playhouse, 2005)