Duran Duran

(Birmingham, West Midlands 78 – present)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Simon Le Bon

Various Artists – Tom Brown’s Schooldays LP (Decca, SKL-5137) released 72
Tracks: Head up, In the swim, Have a try, A boy’s point of view

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Simon Le Bon

Taste and see 7″ (Studio Republic, self release) recorded 70/71, private pressing
Tracks: Taste and see, For the wings of a dove, Ave Verum, He Shall Feed his flock

Various Artists – Tom Brown’s Schooldays 12″ Acetate (Sunbury Music) recorded 72
Tracks: Head up, In the swim, Have a try, A boy’s point of view

 

Further Information;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duran_Duran
http://www.duranduran.com/
http://duranduranmusic.com/
http://www.duranasty.com/
http://iloveduranduran2000.tripod.com/
http://www.stephenduffy.com/

Line ups:

#1
78 – Apr 79
John Taylor (gtr)
Nick Rhodes (keyb/perc)
Stephen Duffy (voc/bass)
(Eamonn Duffy (bass))

#2
Apr 79
John Taylor (gtr)
Nick Rhodes (keyb/perc)
Simon Colley (bass/clarinet)
Stephen Duffy (voc/bass)

#3
May 79
John Taylor (gtr)
Nick Rhodes (keyb/perc)
Andy Wickett (voc/bass)

#4
May – Dec 79
John Taylor (gtr)
Nick Rhodes (keyb)
Andy Wickett (voc/bass)
Roger Taylor (drms)

#5
Dec 79 – Spring 80
John Taylor (bass)
Nick Rhodes (keyb)
Roger Taylor (drms)
Jeff Thomas (voc)
Alan Curtis (gtr)

#6
Spring – May 80
John Taylor (bass)
Nick Rhodes (keyb)
Roger Taylor (drms)
Andy Taylor (gtr)
Guy Watts (voc)

#7
May 80 – 
John Taylor (gtr)
Nick Rhodes (keyb)
Simon Le Bon (voc)
Andy Taylor (bass)
Roger Taylor (drms)

Stephen Duffy & Simon Colley later in Subterranean Hawks
Andy Wickett is ex-TV Eye later in Xpertz and World Service
Alan Curtis is ex-London Pride
John Taylor is ex-Shock Treatment and Dada
Simon Le Bon is ex-Dog Days, Bolleaux, Eddie & the Hotrods? and Rov Ostrov
Andy Taylor is ex-Gigolo’sMotorway and Automatic Pop
Roger Taylor is ex-Crucified Toad and Scent Organs
Jeff Thomas is ex-Scent Organs
Eamonn Duffy is ex-TV Eye, later in The Prefects

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