Depressions

(Brighton, East Sussex 76 – 79)
originally called Jukebox, later called The DP’s

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Depressions

 

Living On Dreams 7” (Barn, 2014 112) released Oct 77
Tracks: Family Planning, Living on dreams

 

 

Living On Dreams 7″ (Polydor, 2014 112) released 77, Netherlands
Tracks: Living On Dreams, Family Planning

 

 

Messing With Your Heart 7” (Barn, 2014 119) released Feb 78
Tracks: Messing with your heart, Street Kid

 

 

Messing with Your Heart 7″ (Barn, 2014 119) released 78, Germany
Tracks: Messing With Your Heart, Street Kid

 

The Depressions LP (Barn, 2314 105) released Mar 78
Tracks: Screw ya, Radio trash, Don’t want your love, Do something, High rise living, Handle with care, Messing with your heart, Basement daze, Family planning, Chains and leather, Get out of this town, Career girl, Burning ambition, Street attack

 

Get Out of This Town 7” (Barn, 2014 122) released Apr 78
Tracks: Basement daze, Get out of this town
DP’s

If You Know What I Mean 7” (Barn, 2014 126) released Sep 78
Tracks: Running away, If you know what I mean

Television Romeo 7” (Barn, 2014 129) released Nov 78
Tracks: Television romeo, Born to win

If you know what I mean LP (Barn, 2314 107) released Dec 78
Tracks: Television romeo, Innocent man, Do the works, People pn the inside, Born to win, If you know what I mean, Hearts get broken, The answer is a gun, One more pill, Rooftops, City of freaks, You sold me out

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Further Information;

http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/depressions.htm
http://www.punkbrighton.co.uk/depress.html
http://punkygibbon.co.uk/bands/d/depressions.html

Line ups:

Depressions
76 – 78
Ozzy Garvey (drms)
Dave Barnard (voc/bass)
Frank Smith (gtr)
Eric Wright (voc/gtr)

DP’s
78 – feb 79
Ozzy Garvey (drms)
Dave Barnard (voc/bass)
Eric Wright (voc/gtr)
Tony Mayberry (gtr)

Ozzy Garvey, Dave Barnard, Eric Wright are ex-Tonge
Ozzy Garvey is also ex-Wild Angels (75)
Frank Smith later in Siren (79)
Tony Mayberry is ex-Joe Cool & the Killers, later in Midnight & the Lemon Boys
Dave Barnard & Tony Mayberry later in The Vandells

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
17/08/77 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
29/08/77 Windsor Castle, Harrow Rd, London
25/09/77 Greyhound, Park Lane, Croydon
02/10/77 Greyhound, Fulham Road, London
03/10/77 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
05/10/77 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
08/10/77 Boat Club, Putney
10/10/77 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
12/10/77 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
14/10/77 JB’s Club, Dudley
14/10/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
15/10/77 Eric’s, Liverpool
17/10/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
19/10/77 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
20/10/77 City Tavern, Chelmsford
20/10/77 Rock Club, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford
23/10/77 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
25/10/77 Upstairs at Ronnie’s, Soho, London
26/10/77 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
27/10/77 Rebecca’s, Birmingham
30/10/77 Chancellor Hall, Chelmsford
01/11/77 100 Club, Oxford Street, London
03/11/77 Rafters, Manchester
04/11/77 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
05/11/77 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
09/11/77 Benton Hall College, Wakefield
10/11/77 Ocean Bar, Bognor
11/11/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
14/11/77 Pickwicks, Dewsbury
15/11/77 Nikkers Club, Keighley
17/11/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
21/11/77 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
23/11/77 Lafayette Club, Wolverhampton
24/11/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
26/11/77 East Sussex University, Eastbourne
27/11/77 Buccaneer Bar, Brighton
29/11/77 F Club (Ace of Clubs), Leeds
02/12/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
05/12/77 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
07/12/77 Bath Academy of Art
10/12/77 Social Club, (unknown)
11/12/77 Newbridge
12/12/77 British Legion Club, Tonypandy
13/12/77 Bedford College, Regents Park, London
14/12/77 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
15/12/77 Circles, Swansea
16/12/77 Lincoln Technical College
17/12/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
20/12/77 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
28/12/77 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
30/12/77 New Regent, Brighton
06/01/78 Kingston College of Education
08/01/78 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
17/01/78 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
20/01/78 Royal College of Art, Kensington, London
26/01/78 Luton College of Higher Education
26/01/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
27/01/78 Assembly Rooms (Great Hall), Derby
27/01/78 Derby College of Art & Technology
28/01/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
01/02/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
02/02/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
03/02/78 Corn Exchange, Cambridge
05/02/78 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
11/02/78 Barton Hill Youth Club, Bristol
11/02/78 Manchester Polytechnic
12/02/78 Newbridge Institute
13/02/78 Affair, Swindon
17/02/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
18/02/78 Manchester University (UMIST)
22/02/78 St Peter’s College, Birmingham
23/02/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
24/02/78 Plymouth Polytechnic
25/02/78 Keswick Club, Norwich
27/02/78 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
02/03/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
03/03/78 Pip’s, Manchester
04/03/78 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
13/03/78 Cavern, Willesden, London
14/03/78 Manchester Polytechnic
14/03/78 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
15/03/78 Manchester Polytechnic
22/03/78 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
27/03/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
29/03/78 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
02/04/78 Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay
27/04/78 Drill Hall, Lincoln
28/04/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
29/04/78 Reading College
18/05/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
21/05/78 Locarno, Portsmouth
(?) = noted but uncertainty with date and/or venue
(*) = band originally booked but did not appear / gig cancelled and/or date moved
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