70's UK Punk/New Wave Listing =Ga

Gaffa/ Galactic Symposium/ Gang Of Four/ Gangsters/ Garbo's Celluloid Heroes/ Gardez Darkx/ Gasp/ Geisha Girls/

Generation X/ Genocide/ Geoffrey/ Glass Torpedoes/ Glaxo Babies/ Gloria Mundi


GAFFA

CBM-002 Normal Service Will Never Be Rsumed EP (Cleverly Bros 1978?) -re-issued on Next (NEXT SMALL-1 1978?)<

NEXT SMALL-2 Firm Favourites EP (Next 1978)

ZZZZ-S001 Hearts Of Stone/ You Know I Love You (Gaffa'n' Product 1978/79?)

ZZZZ-S002 Attitude Dancing/ Long Weekend (Gaffa'n' Product 1978/79?)

LP)

ZZZZ-001 Neither Use Nor Ornament (Gaffa'n' Product 1978)

1.Throw Me To The Christians 2.Hollow City 3.I Wish I Was A Cartoon 4.Go On Then Jump 5.O.A.P. Sightings

6.Lucky Lighter 7.Rotten Role Doormat// 8.X Marks The Spot 9.Blackmeat 10.Baby Sitting

11.The First Teenager On The Moon 12.Trackless 13.Some Are In Suits (And Some Are In Groups) 14.Back To Villainy

 

v, g-Eddie Smith v, g-John Maslen v, b-Wayne Evans v, d, piano-Mick Barratt

Power pop/pop new wave. 5th single= 'Man With A Motive/ Your Side My Side' (ZZZZ-S003 1980).

 

GALACTIC SYMPOSIUM

VOG-2 YMCA/ Money (Vague 1979) -1 on LDK31. From Nottingham. Parody version.

 

GANG OF FOUR

FAST-5 Damaged Goods// Love Like Anthrax/ Armalite Rifle

(Fast 12/10/78) -rec. 28.29/6/78

EMI-2956 At Home He's A Tourist/ It's Her Factory (EMI 5/79)

LP)

EMC-3313 Entertainmaent! (EMI 10/79)

1.Ether 2.Natural's Not In It 3.Not Great Men 4.Damaged Goods 5.Return The Gift 6.Guns Before Butter//

7.I Found That Essence Rare 8.Glass 9.Contract 10.At Home He's A Tourist (Packet) 11.5-45 12.Love Like Anthrax

comp.)

10.Love Like Anthrax 11.Armalite Rifle 12.Damaged Goods on 'Fast Product'

 

v-Jon King g-Andy Gill b-David Allen d-Hugo Burnham

Formed '77 in Leeds. Alternative punk. 2nd LP= 'Solid Gold' (EMC-3364 4/81)

 

GANGSTERS

BEAT-3 Best Friend/ Best Friend Dub (Stortbeat 1979)

LP)

BEAT-2-LP The Gangsters (Stortbeat 1979)

1.Weekend 2.Harlow Town 3.Pay Cheque 4.Don't Rely On Me 5.Trouble We Go Through 6.Shake And Pop//

7.Record Company 8.I Don't Know 9.Sadie May 10.Never Thought It Would Happen 11.Best Friend -rec. 22/3/79

 

v, g-Bill Meadows v, g-Richard Holgarth b-Martin Holden d-Terry Hardy k-Steve Horton (Sods)

Power pop. Also listed 'Record Company/ Harlow Town' (Stortbeat A45/B45). There was another ska band called

the Gangsters on Big Bear label.

 

GARBO'S CELLULOID HEROES

BB-13 Only Death Is Fatal/ Won't You Come To My Funeral?

(Big Bear 1978)

Punk/power pop on A-side. B-side is just a pop song.

 

Dutch copy (taken from LDK34).

 

GARDEZ DARKX

NBR-02 Freeze (In The U.L. Zone)/ Heartbeat (New Bristol 5/78)

HURT-2 Bliss/ Winter Scene (Wavelength 1979)

 

Alternative punk.

 

GASP

Jimmy The Fish (Storm 1979)

 

GEISHA GIRLS

comp.)

2.The Doctor on 'The Blank Tapes Volume 1'

 

Post punk.

 

GENERATION X

Generation X

 

GENOCIDE

comp.)

4.Renegade on 'Identity Parade'

 

From Manchester. Punk. Not to be confused with another Genocide, synth band, who had an EP on Safari '79.

 

GEOFFREY

BECK-694 A B H (Who Wants To Listen To Punk Rock)/ Colt 45 Rock (Music Bank 1978) -listed as punk.

 

GLASS TORPEDOES

TBR-1 Someone Different/ Morning, Noon, And Night// Heart Surgery (Teen Beat 1979)

 

v-Barbra Donovan v, g-Mick Reid g-Alan Cunningham v, b-Paul Cunningham d-Mark Coleridge

From Liverpool. Power pop.

 

GLAXO BABIES

PULSE-3 This Is Your Life 1.This Is Your Life 2.Stay Awake/ 3.Because Of You 4.Who Killed Bruce Lee?

(Heartbeat 2/79) -12"

PULSE-5 Christine Keeler/ Nova Bossanova (Heartbeat 8/79)

comp.)

1.It's Irrational on 'Avon Calling'

11.Who Killed Bruce Lee? on 'Labels Unlimited'

 

v-Rob Chapman v, g-Dan Catsis v, b-Tom Nichols d-Geoff Alsopp

Formed in Bristol late '77. Alternative punk. Went through several personnel changes, and went to avant garde on

1st LP= 'Nine Months To The Disco' (HB-2 3/80). LP 'Put Me On The Guest List' (HBM-3 9/80) incl. early unreleased

track.

 

GLORIA MUNDI

PB-5068 Fight Back/ Do It (RCA 1978)
PB-5118 Glory Of The World/ Nothing To Say (RCA 1978)

-A-side= diff. vers.

PB-5193 Dangerous To Dream (RCA 1979)

LP)

PL-25157 I, Individual (RCA 1978)

1.The Pack 2.Condemned To Be Free 3.Daughters Of Rich Men 4.I Like Some Men// 5.I, Individual 6.You Talk

7.Park Lane 8.Split Personality 9.Victim

 

PL-25244 The Word Is Out (RCA 10/79)

1.First Light Of Day 2.What's Going On? 3.YY? 4.Do You Believe? 5.Temporary Hell// 6.Dangerous To Dream

7.Let's Pretend (That We're Alive) 8.The Hill 9.In The Blackout 10.Glory Of The World

 

v-Eddie Maelov v, k-Sunshine g-Beethoven b-Ice d-Mike Nichollas sax-C.C.

Modern pop style of punk. New b-Nigel Ross Scott + guest g-Kirby on 2nd LP.

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