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(Cambridge / London, UK Dec 76 – 78)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Simon Boswell

 

Various Artists – Guitar Workshop 2xLP (Transatlantic records, TRA-271) recorded Jul 72 – Jul 73, released 73
Tracks: Trout joins the cavalry, Trout sundae

 

The Mind Parasites LP (Transatlantic records, TRA-307) released 76
Tracks: As I see you, Crawling away, Ideal love, Lemmings lament, Maidstone, Punchline, The mind parasites, Too much thinking, Wet Mexicans, When the sun sets on the sage, Yangste gangster

 

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Lipstick 7” (EMI, EMI-2710) released Oct 77
Tracks: Lipstick, Lonely Guys

 

 

Lipstick 7″ (Sonopresse, 2S 008-06579) released 77, France
Tracks: Lipstick, Lonely Guys

 

 

Stolen Love 7” (EMI, EMI-2754) released Feb 78
Tracks: Stolen Love, Suspender fun

 

Advertising Jingles LP (EMI, EMC-3253) released Jun 78
Tracks: Lipstick, Ich liebe dich, Pleasure seekers, Suspender fun, Shy, The look-alikes, A.R.T. art, Respect, Mean to me, The lonely guys, My advice, Jealousy, Stolen love, You cost too much

 

Various Artists – Meet the New (Punk) Wave LP (EMI-Bovema, 5C 050-25896)
Released 78, Holland
Tracks: Lipstick

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

A Special Moment

Unreleased 7” on Island records, 76
Tracks: Lets socialize

Simon Boswell

Demo recorded Aug 76, spaceward studios
Tracks: The house on the hill, How the other half dies, Stolen love, Lovers only meet to say goodbye, Lonely guys

 

Further Information;

http://www.simonboswell.com
http://www.hiljaiset.sci.fi/punknet/ad_ing_e.htm
Line ups:

A Special Moment
75 – 76
Tot Taylor (keyb)
Simon Boswell (gtr/voc)
Gus Goad (bass/voc)
Mick Bass (gtr)
John Whetstone (drms)

Simon Boswell Band
75/76
Simon Boswell (gtr/voc)
Tony Durant
Michael Gregory

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Mick Cox (bass)
Paul Bultitude (drms)
Simon Boswell (voc/gtr)
Tot Taylor (keyb)

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77-78
Tot Taylor (keyb)
Simon Boswell (voc/gtr)
Paul Bultitude (drms)
Dennis Smith (bass)

Gus Goad, Mick Bass, John Whetstone (Fontaine) are later in Blue Kittens, The Zips
Simon Boswell & Mick Cox are ex-Duke Duke & the Dukes (Cambridge, 74), Simon Boswell later in Live Wire
Tot Taylor later Sham 69, Tot & the Girls From Room 419
Dennis Smith & Paul Bultitude later in Secret Affair

 

Gigography (up to end 78, incomplete)
06/03/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
11/04/77 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
05/77      Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
11/07/77 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
22/07/77 Pavilion, West Runton
20/09/77 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
18/10/77 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
22/10/77 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
24/10/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
15/11/77 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
16/11/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
22/11/77 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
23/11/77 Spooky Lady, Hackney, London
29/11/77 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
06/12/77 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
09/12/77 Royal Holloway College, Egham
10/12/77 Red Cow, Hammersmith
12/12/77 Hornsey Art College, London
15/12/77 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
24/12/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
24/12/77 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London (?)
11/01/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
13/01/78 New Regent, Brighton
17/01/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
21/01/78 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
25/01/78 Hope & Anchor, Upper Street, Islington
28/01/78 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
01/02/78 Hope & Anchor, Upper Street, Islington
03/02/78 JB’s Club, Dudley
03/02/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
10/02/78 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
19/02/78 Chancellor Hall, Chelmsford
23/02/78 King George’s Hall, Blackburn
24/02/78 Sheffield University
25/02/78 Strathclyde University, Glasgow
28/02/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
05/03/78 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
05/03/78 Salisbury College of Technology  (*)
09/03/78 Bristol Polytechnic
10/03/78 76 Club, Burton-on-Trent
11/03/78 Thames Polytechnic, Woolwich, London
12/03/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
13/03/78 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
15/03/78 Salisbury College of Technology
16/03/78 Metro, Exmouth Rd, Plymouth
19/03/78 Chancellor Hall, Chelmsford
23/03/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
27/03/78 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
31/03/78 JB’s Club, Dudley
02/06/78 Weybridge Food Tech College
01/07/78 Hainault Forest Country Park, London
06/07/78 Metro, Exmouth Rd, Plymouth
21/07/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
23/07/78 McGonagle’s, Dublin
24/07/78 McGonagle’s, Dublin
28/07/78 Pound, Belfast
29/07/78 Pound, Belfast
11/08/78 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
12/08/78 Red Cow, Hammersmith
16/08/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
18/08/78 Porterhouse, Retford
29/09/78 Dundee College of Technology
13/10/78 RGIT MacRobert Hall, Aberdeen
(?) = noted but uncertainty with date / venue
(*) = cancelled (or date moved) / band did not show up
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