70's UK Punk/New Wave Listing =Bo

Bodies/ Bog Ugly/ Bombers/ Boomtown Rats/ Boyfriends/ Boys/ Bozos/ Brainiac Five/ Brakes/ Bratz/ Brians/

BrickWall Band/ Duggie Briggs Band/ Bette Bright & The Illuminations/ Brills/ Jet Bronx & The Forbidden/

Charley Browne/ Bullets/ Bumpers/ Buzz/ Buzzcocks


BODIES

HS-007 Art Nouveau/ Machinery (Waldo's 1979) -1 on TT7.

 

v, syn-Mark Adams g-Leon Thompson g, b-Nick Tansley d-Tony Cobley

From Herts. Punk.

 

BOG UGLY

GOOD-2 Disco Veteran/ I've Seen It Vomit (Toadstool 1978) -1 on BSUK4. Punk.

 

BOMBERS

TLR-006 I'm A Liar Babe/ 2230 A.D. (The Label 4/78)

comp.)

5.I'm A Liar Babe on 'The Label (Sofa)'

v, g-Eddie Parpworth g-Richard Roberts b, k-Pete Toyé v, d-Clifford Shipman

Punk. b-side sounds old wave pop.

 

BOOMTOWN RATS

Boomtown Rats

 

BOYFRIENDS

UP-36424 I'm In Love Today/ Saturday Night (UA 1978)

UP-36442 Don't Ask Me To Explain/ Jenny (UA 1978)

UP-36478 Last Bus Home/ Romance (UA 1978)

 

v, g-Pat Collier (ex.Vibrators) b-Mark Henry k-Chris Skornia d-Steve Bray

Power pop/pop new wave. sounds like E.Costello. Formed 12/77.

 

BOYS

Boys

 

BOZOS

BOX-101 Weekend Girl/ Fool Out Of Me (Other 12/78) -1 on TT10/LDK32. pop new wave.

 

BRAINIAC FIVE

RREP-5001 Mushy Doubt: (I Was A) Vegetable/ Endless River//

Move Up Trotsky/ Waiting For The Woman (Roach 1978)

RR-5002 Working/ Feel (Roach 1979)

 

v, g-Bert Biscoe v, g-Dickie Hart b-Woody v, d-Steve Hudson

From Cornwall. Punk/Post punk.

 

BRAKES

MAG-154 The Way I See It (Magnet 1979) -on TT9.

MAG-161 Blame It On The Brakes (Magnet 1979)

LP)

For Why You Kicka My Donkey (Magnet 1979) -power pop.

 

BRATZ

AFR-1 The Bratz Are Coming/ Coast To Coast/ Everyone Wants To Be Elvis (Famous 1978) -listed as punk.

 

BRIANS

DIN-7 My Brother's Famous/ Brian's Sister Sue (Dindisc 1979)

 

 

v-Brian Sinatra v-Brian Travolta vibes-Brian Costello d-Brian Brando spiritual guidance, v, all inst-Brian Stewart

Parody pop new wave. Prod. by Brian Spector.

 

BRICK WALL BAND

comp.)

10.Distant Drums on '499 2139'

 

v-Chris Ireland g-Martin Foster g-Pete Mallinson b-John Murray d-Ian Goddard +guest k-Tony Naylor

Punk.

 

DUGGIE BRIGGS BAND

IT-3 Punk Rockin' Granny!/ I'm A Flasher (It 1977)

v-A.B.Normal g-Derek Claptout b-Cul E.Backey

k-Leonard Skeyboard d-Dirty Mack From N.Ireland. Punk.

 

BETTE BRIGHT & THE ILLUMINATIONS

ADA-18 My Boyfriend's Back/ Hold On, I'm Coming

(Radar 9/78)

ADA-21 The Captain Of Your Ship/ Those Greedy Eyes

(Radar 1979)

 

v-Bette Bright (ex.Deaf School, also Boxes) g-Clive Langer (ex.Deaf School, Big In Japan, also & the Boxes)

g-Ian Broudie (Big In Japan, Secrets 9/78, Original Mirrors 12/78) b-James Elle (Nick Lowe's Noise To Go, The The)

k-Ben Barson (Boxes) d-Jo Allen (Shapes) -these are '81 lineup.

Modern pop new wave. '79 tour members incl. Glen Matlock, Rusty Egan (both ex.Rich Kids), and Henry Priestman

(Yachts). LP= 'Rhythm Breaks The Ice' (KODE-4 11/81).

 

BRILLS

TB-1 Gang Of One/ What Is Done// Burst Of Old Flames

(Barclay Towers 1979) -Pop new wave.

 

JET BRONX & THE FORBIDDEN

LIG-501 Ain't Doin' Nothin'/ I Can't Stand It (Lightning 1977)

LIG-525 Rock & Roll Romance/ On The Wall (Lightning 1978)

-as solo.

Punk.

 

CHARLEY BROWNE

Feeling Under The Weather (Hurry 1978) -listed as power pop.

 

BULLETS

BB-16 Girl On Page 3/ Grammer School Girl (Big Bear 1978)

Pop new wave/Punk.

 

BUMPERS

Georgie Taught Us (Hobo 1979) on LDK25.

 

BUZZ

RR-006 Insanity// Him Not Me/ Sick At Heart (Redball 1978) -1 on EBM4/ TT7/ 3 on BSUK4. Punk.

Mad Woman (Crystal 1978) -different band?

 

BUZZCOCKS

Buzzcocks

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