Crisis

(Woking, Surrey spring 77 – 80)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

 

No Town Hall 7″ (Action Group, NOTH-1) recorded 78, released Apr 79
Tracks: No Town hall (Southwark), Holocaust, PC1984

 

 

UK ’79 7″ (Ardkor, CRI-002) recorded Nov 78 (John Peel session), released Oct 79
Tracks: UK ’79, White youth

 

 

Alienation 7″ (Ardkor, CRI-004) recorded Nov 78 (John Peel session), released Oct 81
Tracks: Alienation, Bruckwood hospital

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demo recorded Sep 77, RG Jones studios, Wimbledon
Tracks: Kill Kill kill, Militant, PC1984

Live Demo recorded Jan 78, Guildford University Music Department (Tracks unknown)

Demo recorded Feb 78 (Step Forward Records) Surrey Sound studios
Tracks: SPG, Search & destroy

Guildford University Students Union Oct 78
Tracks: Afraid, Alienation, Holocaust, I don’t know, Laughing, On TV, PC1984, Red brigades, SPG, UK78, White youth

BBC John Peel session recorded 1-11-78
Tracks: Alienation, Brickwood Hospital, UK78, White youth

Demo recorded c78
Tracks: UK78 (alt vers), Red Brigades (alt vers)

 

Further Information;

http://www.deathrock.com/crisis/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crisis_(band)
http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/crisis.htm

Line ups:

#1
77 – early 79
Tony Wakeford (bass)
Douglas Pearce (gtr)
Frazer Towman (voc)
Rob Ledger (drms)
Lester Jones (gtr)

#2
early 79 – 80
Tony Wakeford (bass)
Douglas Pearce (gtr)
Dexter (voc)
Luke Rendall (drms)

Tony Wakeford & Douglas Pearce later in Death In June
Luke Rendall later in The Straps
Lester Jones later in Carcrash International

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
77           Surrey University, Guildford (1st gig)
08/11/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
03/12/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
19/01/78 Central Hall, Woking
20/01/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
11/02/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
30/04/78 Victoria Park, Hackney, London
17/06/78 South Bank Polytechnic, London
24/08/78 Junction, Guildford
25/08/78 Community Centre, Bedford
06/09/78 Kings West, Brighton
24/09/78 Herne Hill, London
14/10/78 Surrey University, Guildford
28/10/78 Carey Place, Watford
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