Hello and welcome to this
Directory of the
mr. obscure webpages.

What and who is mr. obscure?

Many have posed the question
throughout the centuries.

He was first spotted selling packs of
Marlboro to Roman soldiers in Gaul.

The next sighting was when
Al Capone attempted to assassinate
obscure during the St. Valentine's Day
massacre - a narrow escape.

There followed a fallow period
when nothing further was heard
until the evening
of the Sex Pistols notorious
riverboat concert in London
in 1977, when obscure
shared a cell with McClaren
and Vivienne Westwood.

After many years in the wilderness
this silly man re-emerged hosting
a number of fabulous
(mostly free mp3 music) webpages.

Which brings us up to date.

Here you will find active hyperlinks
to all the mr obscure locations:
and you'll be transported there.

Far out, right?

This page will also feature all the latest news,
additions and events happening on
any of the obscure pages, so it'll be
worth checking out fairly regularly, I'd say.

mr obscure can be reached via a good friend at:
and when he's finished doing the washing-up
and has avoided being yelled at by his woman
for not being able to read her mind, he'll reply to you.

He loves to hear from you!







'The Nuisance' audiobook

I'd like to take this opportunity to
tell you a bit about the audiobook
version of my ninth novel.

It's called 'The Nuisance' and is
an unusual thriller set in present-day England.

Computer boffin Gideon Markham and his
beautiful wife, Felicity, live in the heart
of London.

Life is orderly, secure and relatively happy until,
as the result of a freak incident, a new person
appears in their midst, and odd things start to occur...

Recording sessions took place throughout 2017.
(I record a few chapters one day each month,
although this is often delayed due to
circumstances beyond my control).

I've now finished writing the tenth book,
hopefully it'll be ready for early 2019.

I know that time is such a premium
for you all in these technologically-intensive
days but I very much hope that at least some
of you will give the FREE mp3 audiobook
of 'The Nuisance' a listen.

One of those adlinks which can take you straight
there is directly beneath these words.

Information About This Month's Peel Sessions


There's some wonderful
shit going down over at
The Peel Sessions this month
- seven sessions from a variety
of interesting people.

Midlands reggae rascals
Captal Letters taped just
the one session for Peel,
immortalised in January 1979.

David Gedge's extra-curricular
project, Cinerama, taped no
less than ten Peel sessions.
The seventh, recorded on 13/05/2001,
is on offer to you this month.
Yes - it can be yours, for free.
Good, eh?

Who were Eleven?
Apart from the fact that they
contained two members of
The Undertones, I don't really
have a clue.
Their only BBC radio appearance
for the former Mr Ravencroft
was immortalised in June 1984.

Scotland's Little Big Dig
made a single BBC appearance, not
for Peel but for Richard Skinner.
Now you can have this rare session,
taped on 24/06/1984

Noisy American rockers Polvo
dropped by the BEEB's studios to
record the first of their two
Peel sessions during Autumn 1992.

English comedic-new wavers
Radio Stars contributed three
BBC sessions for our hero.
The second was preserved
forever on 07/11/1977.

Liverpool's Teardrop Explodes
recorded two sessions for Uncle John,
the second put down in April 1980.

Completing the line-up for December 2018
we have a rare, one-off yuletide recording by an
aggregation labelled 'The Top Gear Carol Singers'
featuring a group of musicians associated
with Peel's Top Gear show:
The Faces, Marc Bolan, Steve Took, Ivor Cutler,
Sonja Kristina, John Walters, Robert Wyatt,
Mike Ratledge, Peel himself and his wife-to be, Sheila.
It was recorded on 12/08/1970, and first broadcast on
the 26th December (Boxing Day) 1970.

You can nip along
to The Peel Sessions
by clicking on the
picture-link at the
top of this page.




Fantastic Thing in 'The Super Seventies'!


Not only are there 40 new tracks (as usual
on the first day, every two months) but
now there's also a superb box of mp3s which
gives you a unique audio history - archive
newsclips mixed with music -which has
been added to the Super Seventies page.

It's an exhaustive but impressive overview of an
awesome decade - for a massive jolt of nostalgia,
click on the Super Seventies link up near the
top of this page (or on the image of the
trouser-burstingly ravishing girl under these words)

and you'll go there more or less immediately.



mr obscure's favourite albums 1970 - 2000

The Stuart Jones Audiobook Directory

Have you heard about this webpage?

It's similar to the one you're looking at now, being another
Directory - a place to find other places - but it differs in that
this particular page has links to ALL the thrilling, sexy, strange
and provocative FREE audiobook adult fiction by Stuart Jones.

In one place!

Below this is yet another of those image links, to whizz you
there as if you were on a magic carpet...or something.


Q: On music 'blogs' there's always an archive
list of monthly dates (and years)
where people can go back to an earlier entry,
but you don't seem to do this. Why not?

A: I just find it complicates matters really.
It's cluttering up the place; I like the pages
to look clean, neat and above all to be easy
on the eye.

Q: There are no animated gifs, flash animation etc. Why?

A: Again, because without all those
distractions there's not too much
information to take in - I just want to get to
the point as quickly as possible, because
when I'm surfing the net that's how I
feel when I land on someone's website.

For example, often I'm left shouting

'where's the download link?' at the screen.
There's nothing more annoying.
Actually, there are a lot of things
more annoying - your lover leaving you;
a loved one dying, war declared.
But you see what I mean...

Q: There's usually a place on blogs where we
(the visitors) can leave a comment but there's
no feature like this on the mr. obscure pages.
Explain, please.

A: It's unnecessary. People can email me
via my old friend and majordomo
Stuart Jones at his email address
(stuart.jones40@ntlworld.com) which is always
provided on each page.

Q: I have some mp3 files which I'm convinced will
interest you and which perhaps you could use on
one or more of the webpages - how can I get these to you?

A: In the first instance by emailing the
address given and, if it's just a handful
of tracks, by attaching ONE mp3 at a time
to individual emails with a gap of five
or so minutes between sending each message.

These mp3s should be saved at a bit- rate
of either 128 or 160kbs.
Any higher and it may crash the
email system!

In the second instance, if it's entire albums
and/or a lot of stuff you could set up a
data-storage thing on one of those
file sharing places, then I could
download it from a link you could send me
in an email; if you live in the UK then you
could always send me the material on
either CDR or DVD through the post.

Q: I'm after a certain John Peel session or a
number of tracks from years ago and/or an
old album which I now can't find.
Is it ok to ask if you have any of them and if so
would you be prepared to do me copies?

A: Of course, that's absolutely fine.
But, especially where Peel sessions are
concerned, please remember that
I don't have EVERYTHING.

Q: Who, exactly, is responsible for all the mr. obscure output?
Do you have an office full of hard-working
employees at your beck and call 24 hours a day?

A: No, it's just me, doing it alone.
No money is involved, it's simply for
the love of it.

Q: Have you written any more novels,
and if so, will they be online audio books like
'The World Upstairs,' 'Minotaur,'
'The Frozen Years,'
'V is For...'
'Whiteout,' 'The League of Angels,'
'Peckerwood Avenue' and
'Talking In the Dark'?

A: Yes, a ninth novel, 'The Nuisance,'
has been written (completed in November 2017)
and the audio version is now online (see the
visual adlinks for it elsewhere on this page)

Since then I've finished writing a tenth title.
It will probably go online in audio format in February 2019.

Q: When rare photos of you appear on the pages
we never see your face. why?

A: Because I have absolutely no head.
It makes eating, drinking and speaking very
awkward indeed.
Kissing, of course, is out of the question.

Q: How can you still be alive when you were
supposed to be 'selling packs of Marlboro to Roman
soldiers in Gaul'?

A: I don't smoke or drink booze
and I go for long walks - so I don't
age as much as others. Good eh?


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