Hollywood Killers

(Hastings, East Sussex 76 – 84)
originally called The Matinee Idols, later known as The Speedos (80-82)

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Jim Penfold & the Hollywood Killers

Hot Hazy Days 7” (Rollerball, ROLL-1) released Dec 76
Tracks: Hot hazy days, Unknown person

Hollywood Killers

Goodbye Suicide 7” (Rollerball, ROLL-2) released Jul 78
Tracks: Goodbye suicide, The tramp

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demo recorded summer 78, Island studios, Notting Hill (Tracks unknown)

 

Further Information;

http://www.hollywoodkillers.com

Line ups:

Matinee Idols
76
Jim Penfold (voc/gtr)
Neil Aplin (gtr)
Duncan Reid (bass/voc)

Jim Penfold & the Hollywood Killers
76
Jim Penfold (voc/gtr)
Neil Aplin (gtr)
Duncan Reid (bass/voc)

Hollywood Killers
76-77
Jim Penfold (voc/gtr)
Dick Rowley (gtr)
Duncan Reid (bass/voc)
Ashley Pepper (keyb)
TerryPack (bass)

77-79
Jim Penfold (voc/gtr)
Pete Poodle (bass)
Neil Aplin (gtr)
Bernie Smirnoff (drms)
Alexander Moylegrove (sax)

79
Jim Penfold (voc/gtr)
Neil Aplin (gtr)
Lem Lubin (bass)
Bob Henrit (drms)
Charle Tumahai

Duncan Reed later in The Boys
Bob Henrit is ex-Argent
Charlie Tumahai is also in Be Bop Deluxe