Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias

(Manchester, UK 72 – 82)

 

 

 

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Dread Jaws 7” (Transatlantic, BIG-541) released Apr 76
Tracks: Dread Jaws, De Version

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias LP (Transatlantic, TRA-316) released May 76
Tracks: Torture You, Pavlov, I like gurls, Dread jaws, Follow the gure, Dead meat, Anadin, 6.45, jesus wept, mandrax sunset variations parts 1, 2& 3

 

Italians From Outer Space LP (Transatlantic, TRA-349) released Jul 77
Tracks: Old trust, Brrr!, I’ll come if you let me, Invocation, No change, Peon in the neck, Happy to be on, Teenager in schtuck, Italians from outer space A, Italians from outer space B, Mandrax sunset variations part 6, Neville, Breakfast, Wholefood love, Holiday frog, Teenage paradise, Willie baxter’s blues, It never rains in el paso, Whispering grass, Death of rock and roll

 

Snuff Rock EP 7” (Stiff, LAST-2) recorded spring 77, released Sep 77
Tracks: Kill, Gobbing on life, Snuffin’ like that, Snuffin’ in a babylon

 

Snuff Rock EP 12” promo (Stiff, DJEP) released 77
Tracks: Kill, Gobbing on life, Snuffin’ like that, Snuffin’ in a babylon

 

Old Trust 7” (Logo, GO-106) released Nov 77
Tracks: Old Trust, Neville, Teenager in schtuck

 

Skite LP (Logo, LOGO-1009) released Sep 78
Tracks: Juan lopez, Mother superior, Where have all the flowers gone, Heads down no-nonsense, 23, Peter Parker, Rockin’ sav’yer, Thank you, Gone dub, Anarchy in the uk, God is mad

 

 

Dead Meat EP 2×7” (Logo, GO(D)-323) released Sep 78
Tracks: Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie, Thank you, Fuck you, Dead meat (part 2)

 

Heads down no nonsense mindless boogie 7” (Logo, GO-323) released Sep 78
Tracks: Heads down no nonsense mindless boogie, Thank you

 

Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie 7″ (Logo, GO 323) released 78, Sweden
Tracks: Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie, Thank You

 

Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie 7″ (Logo, 0034.010) released 78, Germany
Tracks: Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie, Thank You

 

 

Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie 7″ (Logo, GO(D) 323) released Dec 78, Portugal
Tracks: Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie, Thank You

 

Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie 7″ (Logo, 5C 006-61886) released 78, Netherlands
Tracks: Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie, Thank You

 

 

Fuck You 7” (Logo, GO-335) released Oct 78
Tracks: Fuck You, Dead meat (part 2)

 

Juan Lopez 7” (Logo, GO-340) released Nov 78
Tracks: Juan Lopez, Teenage paradise, Dead meat (part 3)

Various Artists – Heroes & Cowards LP (Stiff, SEEZ-0) released 78, Italy
Tracks: Snuffin’ like that, Gobbing on life, Kill

Various Artists – English Waves LP (RCA Victor, PLWL-1009) released 78, Italy
Tracks: Snuffin in a Babylon

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Paris Theatre, London 76
Tracks: The young ones, El passo, Punk song, Star spangled banner / On barwick green, Where have all the flowers gone, Freedom etc, Rock n roll undertaker

BBC John Peel session 14-9-77
Tracks: Death of rock and roll, Gobbing on life, Kill, Sid’s song, Snuffin’ in a Babylon

Sleak! – The Snuff Rock Show (Theatre Play, 77)

City Sleakers EP 10” acetate (Decca) Unreleased 7″, Jun 77
Tracks: Kill, Gobbing on life, Snuffin’ like that, Snuffin’ in a babylon

Rockpalast German TV Show Jan 78
Tracks: kill, gobbing on life, snuffin like that, snuffin in a babylon

Live BBC Sight & Sound 17-12-77
Tracks: Snuffin’ In A Babylon, Snuffin’ Like That, Gobbin’ On Life, Kill, there’s also Old Trust, Death Of Rock n Roll, Anadin, Teenage Paradise, Teenager in Schtuck and Where Have All The Flowers Gone

 

Further Information;

http://web.archive.org/web/20101017052309/http://45revolutions.blogspot.com/2008/08/albertos-snuff-rock-ep.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberto_y_Lost_Trios_Paranoias
http://www.cplee.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CP_Lee
http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/albertoy.htm
http://punkygibbon.co.uk/bands/a/albertos.html

Line ups:

#1
72-74
Chris Lee
Jimmy Hibbert (bass)
Bob Harding (voc/gtr)

#2
74-78
Chris Lee (voc)
Jimmy Hibbert (bass)
Bob Harding (voc/gtr)
Bruce Mitchell (drms)
Les Prior (voc)
Simon White (gtr)
Tony Bowers (bass/gtr)
Ray Hughes (drms)
John Scott

#3
78-
Bob Harding (voc/gtr)
Bruce Mitchell (drms)
Roger Ruskin Spear (sax)
Les Prior (voc)
Simon White (gtr)
Chris Lee (voc)
Tony Bowers (bass/gtr)
Jimmy Hibbert (bass)
Chaz Jankel (voc/keyb)

Chris Lee and Bruce Mitchell are ex-Music Force, Greasy Bear (68-72)
Chris Lee is also ex-Hari Odin & the Thunderers & Willie & the Zip Guns
Jimmy Hibbert is ex-Jacko Ogg & the Head People
Tony Bowers is ex-Blind Eye (71-72), later in The Durutti Column, Mothmen (79), Simply Red
Bruce Mitchell also later in Durutti Column
Chaz Jankel is ex-Byzantium, Ian Dury & the Kilburns and also in Ian Dury & the Blockheads
John Scott later in John Cooper Clarke & the Invisible Girls
Bob Harding later in Mothmen.  Simon White also with John Dowie
Chris Lee (voc) is also in Takeaways, Bet Lynch’s Legs (79)

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