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UK PuNk / D.i.Y. / SCoTTiSh PoP PoST-PuNQue SiNGLes VoL 2 ( 1979 – 1981 )

Posted in audio,mp3,music by ynot on the July 18th, 2008

otay… as promised coupla weex ago…
another brace of obscure / ‘rare’ singles fum across th’ pond…

MEaN StReet DEaLeRS ( 1979 GRaDuate LaBeL )
XLNT ‘HEaVy PRoG Sike PuNk’ 45!
MEaN StReet DEaLeRS 1979 GRaDuate LaBeL XLNT ‘HEaVy PRoG Sike PuNk’ 45!
furst things furst… purty obvious fum th’ pic on th’ back ( which y’ can d/l as part 2 )
half these guys ain’t young’uns… but half were…
so it’s a ( at th’ time ) ‘out-of-place’ / ‘neither fish nor fowl’…
CLaSh ‘o’ STyLes on This ‘UN…
i’d sez…
XLNT HaWkWiNd STyLe ‘HEaVy RaWk’ /w/ KeWL ‘TwiddLy Kybds’…
meets ’78 PuNk…

so again goes th’ ChaLLaNGe t’ these guys…
Bob, Mark, James, Jimmy, John, & Smith…
whoever y’ were / are pls step up & take yr riteful place in history…
fer this o’erlook’d slice ‘o’ wax…
jest so’s y’ knos…
th’ graduate label was most famous fer early UB40 releases…

BLaNk tapes ( 1979 SkeLeton Rekkids CoMP 7iNCh EE-Pee )
with GeiSha GiRLs, ZoRkie TWiNs, JuNk ARt, & ATTeMPTed MOUSTaChe!
BLaNk tapes 1979 SkeLeton Rekkids CoMP 7iNCh EE-Pee /w/ GeiSha GiRLs, ZoRkie TWiNs, JuNk ARt, & ATTeMPTed MOUSTaChe!
WoW! ThiS iS An ObSCuRiTaNTaLiSt ‘dream’!!! EL CheePNiS!
( See ZaPPa: JiMMy CaRL BLaCk ref )

ZoRkie TWiNs – “SooNeR OR LaTeR”…
AWeSuM Mid-TeMPo PoWeR PoP… A LoST ‘CLaSSiC!’
Paul Bedford – Bass
John roberts – Drums
Mike Kendrick – Vocals, Guitar
Colin Miller – Guitar

GeiSha GiRLs – “DoCToR”
XLNT HaWkWiNd ’78 STyLe Hard RaWk /w/ CReePy SeX LyRiCs…
Keith Wilson – Lead Vocals, Keyboards
Rod Gilliard – Guitars
Paul Numan – Drums
Steve Cockrill – Bass
Ron Lenin – Guitars

JuNk ART – “ToTaL BeNe”
AMaZiNG CoL WaV MiNiMaL SyNTh EaRLy ELekTro iNduSTRiaL…
Malcolm Bene – Vocals
Snips – Guitars
Aiden – Rhythm Machine, kybds

ATTeMPTed MOUSTaChe – “YOU’Re The ONe”
WaY KeWL ‘TRibaL’ PoST-PuNQue!
Roy Wilding – Vocals, fLute
Michael Wilding – Bass
Simon Someone – Guitar
Paul Someone – Drums
( ‘NO ReLaTiON’ )
ONe ‘o’ Th’ ToP 30 ‘BeSTeST WeiRd NaMes EVeR!’
btw… i’m STiLL Lookin fer…
MaNdibLe RuMPuS “What’s My Line” / “Shadows & Passions” SiNGLe…
( tho eMPee3s would suffuce in th’ meanwhile )

SPideR KiNG – “ANiMaLs” b/w “Would You Wanna Die for ENGLaNd?” 45…
SPideR KiNG - “Would You Wanna Die for ENGLaNd?” ( CiRCa79 TeSt PReSSiNGS LaBeL 7″ 45 )
ANoTheR RaTheR STRoNG ‘NeiTher FiSh NoR FoWL’…
PuNQue-iSh ‘HaRd RaWk’ SiNGLe…
does anyone kno who was behind this lil mystery?
also YNoT iS Lookin fer…
Th’ BLuRT “My MoTheR was a fRieNd ‘o’ an ENeMy ‘o’ Th’ PeoPLe” SiNGLe…
which was also releas’d on TeST PReSSiNGs Label…

The PaPeRs“HoW MaNy MoRe?” b/w “HeLLo OBLiViON” 45…
1980 RadioACTiVe RAD-1 7iNCh 45…
The PaPeRs - “HoW MaNy MoRe?” b/w “HeLLo OBLiViON” ( 1980 RadioACTiVe RAD-1 7″ 45 )
sorta kewl PoLiCe STyLe ‘ReGGae RaWk’ SiNGLe…
dig th’ RoNNie RaYGuN quote ‘dRoP-iN’ & PoST APoCaLyPTiC SLeeVe…
nuf sed…

The PuRiTaNs‘CLeoPaTRa’s NeedLe’ EP…
CiRCa 1980 ( ? ) EXT-1 LaBeL…
The PuRitaNS - CLeoPaTRa’s NeedLe ( CiRCa 1980 EXT LabeL EXT-1 MeKoNS StyLe Pub RaWk 7iNCh EE-Pee )
back of sleeve is really ‘lite on infos’… virtually non-existant…
no bandmembers.. void… nil…
decent mekons-ish jagged post whatever…
with pub-rawk style sax… not bad at all…

taking a nice lil well-deserv’d trip t’ edinburgh…
fer a coupla kewl obscure scottish ‘poop’ pop singles…

AVO-8‘GoNe WRoNG’ 7iNCh EP…
1980 STRoPPo LaBeL STRoP-1 7iNCh…
AVO-8 - “GoNe WRoNG” ( 1980-STRoPo LaBeL STRoP-1 Scottish PoWeR PoP 7iNCh EE-Pee )
“GoNe WRoNG” b/w “TaRGeT ONe” & “NO HeSiTaTiON”
STeVie HaSTie – GUiTaR, VoCaLs
JoN McLuSky – BaSS, VoCaLs
KeNNy GOURLay – DRuMs
GoRdoN McKiNNoN – ORgaN, SyNTh

35mm DREaMs‘FaSTeN YOUR SaFeTy-BeLTs’ EP…
1981 MoRe ThaN ThiS LaBeL ASA-200
35MM DREaMS - ‘FaSTeN YOUR SaFeTy-BeLTs’ ( 1981 MoRe ThaN ThiS LaBeL Scottish ARt Sike PoP 7iNCh EP )
“FaSTeN YOUR SaFeTy-BeLTs” b/w “CoRSToPhiNe” & “iNSTo-MaTiC DaNCe”
i have a real achilles heel fer this lil rekkid… yeah it’s rather ‘twee’…
but hey, whut’s so durn wrong /w/ a lil ‘pop’ now & again?, i mean really now, c’mon!

David – Bass
Moray – Vocals, Drums
Graham – Vocals, Guitar
Pete – Guitar
Susan, Ruth – Vocals ( but not on this record )
Guss – Projectionist
this lil rekkid really would not at all have been…
outta place had it instead been releas’d on…
ALaN McGee’s CREaTiON Label a mere 5 yrs later…
’tis a shame, really a shame…

this one has been posted elsewhere…
but fum whut i recall… i believe th’ rip was lesser vg- vynil…
so here goes a nice clean strong vg plus burn…
GaRaGe CLaSS“TeRMiNaL Tokyo” b/w “ONe HeLL oF a KiSS”
1981 GyMNaSiUM ReCoRds 7iNCh 45
GaRaGe CLaSS - “TeRMiNaL Tokyo” ( 1981 GymNaSiUM LaBeL 7iNCh 45 )
anuther one… back of sleeve is really ‘lite on infos’…
non-existant…
no bandmembers..
void…
nil…

BLaCk“HuMaN FeaTuRes” b/w “ELeCTRiC ChuRCh”
1981 RoX ReCoRds LaBeL 7iNCh 45
BLaCk-aka-CoLiN VEaRnCombe - “HuMaN FeaTuReS” b/w “ELeCTRiC ChuRCh” ( MeGa RaRe 1981 RoX ReCoRds Label debut 7iNCh 45 )
BLaCk -aka- CoLiN VEaRnCombe… 6 yrs before…
“WoNdeRfuL Life” international chart success…

GeT UK PuNk / D.i.Y. / SCoTTiSh PoP PoST-PuNQue SiNGLes VoL 2 ( 1979 – 1981 ) here…
GeT CVR ARtWeRk… here

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  1. edu said,

    on July 20th, 2008 at 8:44 pm

    so many thanks for your amazing posts!!!
    i do love the puritans songs, and the ones by black, oh lord, they sound soooooo similar to the smiths!
    yesss, tons of GREAT sounds! keep doing so lovely things!
    and long live this briliant blog!

  2. Daggerin said,

    on June 22nd, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    Do you work in this industry? YOu seem to know a lot about the subject.

  3. Graeme Price said,

    on September 12th, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    Rats – is this Blog completely dead? Would love a repost!

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