Kilburn & the High Roads

(Kilburn, London Nov 70 – Jun 76)
Pub Rock

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Rough Kids 7″ (Dawn, DNS-1090) release Nov 74
Tracks: Rough Kids, Billy Bentley

Crippled with Nerves 7″ (Dawn, DNS-1102) released Feb 75
Tracks: Crippledd with nerves, Huffety Puff

Handsome LP (Dawn, DNLS-3065) recorded Mar 75, released Jun 75
Tracks: The Roadette Song, Pam’s Moods, Crippled with Nerves, Broken Skin, Upminster Kid, Patience (So What?), Father, Thank you Mum, Rough Kids, The Badger and the Rabbit, The Mumble Rumble and the Cocktail Rock

Crippled with Nerves 7″ (Pye, 16 219 AT) released Aug 75, Germany
Tracks: Crippled with nerves, The call up

Various Artists – Has it dawned on You? LP (Dawn, DNSM-5001) released 75
Tracks: Rough kids, Upminster kid

Wotabunch LP (Warner Bros, K-56513) recorded Jan 74, released 77
Tracks: The Call Up, Crippled With Nerves, Patience (So What?), You’re More Than Fair, Upminster Kid, Billy Bentley, Huffety Puff, Rough Kids, The Roadette Song, The Badger And The Rabbit, The Mumble Rumble And The Cocktail Rock,
Pam’s Moods

The Best Of EP 7″ (Bonaparte, BONE-1) released Nov 77
Tracks: Father, Thank You Mum, Upminster Kid, Rough Kids, The Mumble Rumble And The Cocktail Rock

Billy Bentley 7″ (Warner Bros, K-17225) released Sep 78
Tracks: Billy Bentley, Pam’s Moods

Various Artists – Midnight Hustle LP (K-Tel, NE-1037) released 78
Tracks: Billy Bentley

Various Artists – Rock Heroes 2xLP (Pickwick, PLD-8001) released 78
Tracks: Pam’s mood, Father

Humphrey Ocean & the Hardy Annuals

Whoops a daisy 7″ (Stiff, BUY-29) released Jun 78
Tracks: Whoops a daisy, Davy Crockett

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Hope & Anchor, London Nov 73 (BBC Old Grey Whistle Test)
Tracks: The mumble rumble & the cocktail rock

Demos recorded 74
Tracks: Who’s to Know?, Back to Blighty, O.K. Roland, Twenty Tiny Fingers

Demo recorded 76?
Tracks: I made mary cry

 

Further Information;

http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/Kilburn%20_&_the%20_high_roads.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilburn_and_the_High_Roads
http://www.humphreyocean.com

Line ups:

Kilburn & the High Roads #1
Nov – Dec 70
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Charlie Hart (bass)
Terry Day (drms)
Ted Speight (gtr)
George Khan (sax)

#2
Nov – Dec 71
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Ian Smith (bass)
Chris Lucas (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Keith Lucas (gtr)

#3
Jan – May 72
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Charlie Hart (bass)
Chris Lucas (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Keith Lucas (gtr)

#4
May 72 – Jan 73
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Charlie Hart (bass)
Terry Day (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Keith Lucas (gtr)

#5
Jan – Apr 73
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Charlie Hart (bass)
David Rohoman (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Keith Lucas (gtr)

#6
May – Dec 73
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Humphrey Ocean (bass)
David Rohoman (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Keith Lucas (gtr)

#7
Dec 73
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Jerome Lucas (bass)
David Rohoman (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Keith Lucas (gtr)

#8
Jan – Apr 74
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Davey Payne (sax)
Charlie Sinclair (bass)
Keith Lucas (gtr)
Louis Larose (drms)

#9
Apr – July 74
Ian Dury (voc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Davey Payne (sax)
Charlie Sinclair (bass)
Keith Lucas (gtr)
George Butler (drms)

#10
July 74 – Jun 75
Ian Dury (voc)
David Rohoman (drms)
Davey Payne (sax)
Charlie Sinclair (bass)
Keith Lucas (gtr)
Rod Melvin (keyb)

Ian Dury & the Kilburns #1
Nov 75 – Jan 76
Ian Dury (voc)
Rod Melvin (keyb)
Ted Speight (gtr)
John Earle (sax)
Giorgi Dionisiev (bass)
Malcolm Mortimer (drms)

#2
Jan – Jun 76
Ian Dury (voc)
Chaz Jankel (keyb/gtr)
Ted Speight (gtr)
John Earle (sax)
Giorgi Dionisiev (bass)
Malcolm Mortimer (drms)

Humphrey Ocean & the Hardy Annuals
78
Humphrey Ocean (voc/bass)
Ian Dury (perc)
Russell Hardy (keyb)
Chas Jankel (gtr)

Keith Lucas (Nick Cash) later 999
Rod Melvin is ex-Moody & the Menstruators, later with Celia Gollin (Celia & the Mutations)
John Earle is ex-Gnidrolog, later with Graham Parker, Jona Lewie, Johnny Thunders All Stars, Charlie Fawn
Chaz Jankel is ex-Byzantium, later in Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias
Ian Dury & Chaz Jankel later in Ian Dury & the Blockheads
Ian Dury, John Earle, Charlie Hart & Davey Payne also later with Wreckless Eric
Terry Day, Charlie Hart & Russell Hardy are ex-People Band
Keith Lucas is ex-Pentagon Beat Group, Frosty Jodhpur
Malcolm Mortimer is ex-GT Moore & the Reggae Guitars, Gentle Giant, Roogalator
George Butler is ex-Eggs Over Easy, later in Uncle Dog, Clancy, Wayne Kramer & the Pink Fairies, Lightning Raiders
Louis Larose, David Rohomon & Charlie Sinclair are ex-Phoenix

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
05/12/71 Croydon College of Art (1st gig)
10/01/73 Tally Ho, Kentish Town, London
23/03/73 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
13/07/73 Kensington Hotel, London
20/07/73 Kensington Hotel, London
27/07/73 Kensington Hotel, London
13/08/73 Lord Nelson, London
15/09/73 Friars (Assembly Hall), Aylesbury
21/09/73 76 Club, Burton-on-Trent
22/09/73 Clarences, Halifax
12/10/73 University of London (Royal Veterinary College)
13/10/73 Sheffield University
17/10/73 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
18/10/73 Kent University, Canterbury
19/10/73 Westfield College, Hampstead, London
20/10/73 Durham University
21/10/73 Black Swan, Sheffield
24/10/73 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
26/10/73 Reading University
27/10/73 Hockerill College, Bishop’s Stortford
01/11/73 Elizabethan Ballroom, Belle Vue, Manchester
02/11/73 Elizabethan Ballroom, Belle Vue, Manchester
14/11/73 A1 Club, Wittering
08/12/73 Alex Disco, Salisbury
29/12/73 Friars (Assembly Hall), Aylesbury
21/02/74 Clarences, Halifax
28/04/74 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
17/05/74 Biba Rainbow Room, London
18/05/74 Biba Rainbow Room, London
19/05/74 Biba Rainbow Room, London
25/05/74 Lord Nelson, London
07/06/74 76 Club, Burton-on-Trent
13/07/74 Clarences, Halifax
20/07/74 Social Centre, Egham Hythe
21/07/74 Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road, London
24/07/74 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
02/08/74 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
03/08/74 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
22/08/74 Lord Nelson, London
29/08/74 Town Hall, Hove
30/08/74 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
29/09/74 Kings Road Theatre, London
17/10/74 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
04/12/74 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
07/12/74 North East London Polytechnic
14/12/74 Westminster College, London
26/12/74 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
10/01/75 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
12/01/75 Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead
27/01/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
04/02/75 100 Club, Oxford Street, London
18/02/75 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
21/02/75 JB’s Club, Dudley
01/03/75 Chelsea College of Art, London
02/03/75 Queen’s Hotel, Southend
16/03/75 Golden Lion, Fulham, London
24/03/75 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
04/05/75 New Victoria Theatre, Wilton Rd, London
08/05/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
09/05/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
11/05/75 Winning Post, Chertsey Rd, Twickenham, London
01/11/75 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
29/11/75 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
05/12/75 Newlands Tavern, Peckham, London
11/12/75 Maidstone College of Art
18/12/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
15/01/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
16/01/76 Fiesta Club, Plymouth (*)
27/01/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
13/02/76 High Wycombe Technical College (?)
13/02/76 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
18/02/76 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
19/02/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
11/03/76 New Victoria Theatre, Wilton Rd, London
26/03/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
09/04/76 76 Club, Burton-on-Trent
13/04/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
29/04/76 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
07/05/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
29/05/76 Balham Passage, Colchester
11/06/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
13/06/76 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
17/06/76 Assembly Hall, Walthamstow
17/06/76 Town Hall, Wandsworth, London
(?) = noted but some uncertainty with date or whether band played
(*) = band originally booked but did not appear / gig cancelled and/or date moved
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