Ian Gomm

(Chiswick, London 78 – 86)


Official Pre-79 Releases;

Come on 7″ (Albion, ION-1) released Mar 78
Tracks: Come on, Darkest Night

Hold on 7″ (Albion, ION-2) released Sep 78
Tracks: Hold on, Chicken run

Hld On 7″ (Ariola, 100 417) released 78, Germany
Tracks: Hold on, Black & white

24 Hour service 7″ (Albion, ION-5) recorded 78, released Feb 79
Tracks: 24 Hours service, Black & white

Summer Holiday LP (Albion, ALBG-100) released Dec 78, re-issued as Gomm With the Wind (Albion, DAI-1)
Tracks: Hooked On Love, Sad Affair, Black And White, Come On, Hold On, Airplane, 24 Hour Service, That´s The Way I Rock ´n´ Roll, Dirty Lies, You Can´t Do That, Chicken Run, Another Year


Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Further Information;


Line up:

Ian Gomm’s band
Ian Gomm (voc/gtr)
Herbie Flowers (bass)
Barry De Souza (drms)
Raf Ravenscroft (sax)
Chris Parren (keyb)

Ian Gomm is ex-Unit 4 (62-64), Unknowns (65), Generations (66), Triangle (67-68), Daisy Showband (69), Brinsley Schwarz (70-74)
Barry De Souza is ex-Smooth Layer (71), Ablution (Sweden, 74), Herbie Flowers also backed Johnny Rubbish
Chris Parren is ex-Forever Amber (69), JJ Jackson’s Dilemma (70), Locust (76), Midnight Flyer (77), later The Contenders (79)


Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
21/12/78 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
23/12/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London