Review of Self Aid concert May 17, 1986 scanned from Record Mirror. Words Stuart Bailie, pix Patrick Quigley 00 1986 / 80s / Music - Mainstream / Record Mirror Tags: Bob Geldof, self aid, U2 share You Might Also Like Old Adverts #35 – Integrated Bus & Rail Ticket – Dublin 1980’s December 12, 2011 Fashion Freak Out – with Phil Lynott 1971 April 20, 2012 Discos – the New Trend of Sophistication in Irish Entertainment -1971 January 6, 2013 This Post Has 2 Comments jaykay 29 Jun 2012 I remember the ads on the telly with yer man Smiley Bolger shouting into a wellie (wasn’t there something about “fill the boot”?). He was in a rowboat, for whatever reason. And for whatever reason I didn’t actually get to go to it, although the reason was more than likely the perennial lack of funds that seemed to be a permanent feature of our 4-bloke, 1-rented-telly-and-video house in those days. But I’m sure we had it on the box, with the home-brew in full deployment mode. Someone may even have recorded selected bits on one of those yellowpack tapes we had a lot of. doojeen 1 Jul 2012 I still have a bootleg VHS of the entire broadcast that I bought in London in ’87 – I find quite a lot of the music unlistenable now, starting with Those Nervous Animals, touted as The Next Big Thing at the time – yikes! Comments are closed.