Dr Feelgood toby jug

Contributed by BBC Radio Suffolk

Dr Feelgood toby jug

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Stephen Foster has chosen one of his much loved Dr Feelgood toby jugs.

The band started just across the border in Essex in the late 1960's, and still tour the world, much to the delight of obsessive fans around the globe like Foz.

Finally getting his hands on these jugs has made him very happy.

"It goes back the late 1970's when the band released an album called "Let it roll," said Foz.

"In those days record companies would produce all sorts of memorabilia to coincide with a record's release.

"These Toby jugs sat in the record library at Radio Orwell back in the 70's and early 1980's and when I joined Radio Orwell they were there."

The much coveted jugs remained on the shelf in the music library, until one day they tragically and mysteriously disappeared.


But then...

"A few years ago I got a phone call from a mystery man saying 'I know you're a Feelgoods fan, would you like these Toby jugs?'

"He quoted me a figure and I didn't hesitate and I bought them, and they are now my prize possession as far as music is concerned.

"I'd never part with them and they are the final piece of the jigsaw of my Dr Feelgood colle

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1979

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12cm
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10cm
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10cm
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