Larry Wallis’ Psychedelic Rowdies

(London, 77 – present)


Official Pre-79 Releases;

Larry Wallis

Police Car 7″ (Stiff, BUY-22) recorded Sep 77, released Nov 77
Tracks: Police car, On parole

Various Artists – Excerpts from stiff’s greatest Hits 7″ (Stiff, FREEB-2) released 77
Tracks: Police car

Various Artists – English Waves! LP (RCA Victor, PLWL 1009) released 78, Italy
Tracks: Police car

Larry Wallis’ Psychedelic Rowdies

Various Artists – Live stiffs live LP (Stiff, GET-1) recorded Oct/Nov 77, released Feb 78
Tracks: Police car, Sex & drugs & Rock & Roll & Chaos


Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demos recorded early 78 (Stiff) unreleased LP
Tracks: Police car, On parole, There isn’t anything else, Rhapsody in blue, As long as the price is right, Leather forever, Seeing double, Crying all night, Story of my life, I can’t see what it’s got to do with me, Godzilla


Further Information;
.                                       Larry Wallis’
Larry Wallis band #1        Psychedelic Rowdies    Larry Wallis band #2
Sep 77                             Oct – Dec 77                 early 78
Larry Wallis (gtr/voc)       Larry Wallis (gtr/voc)     Larry Wallis (gtr/voc)
Paul Gray (bass)             Pete Thomas (drms)      Pete Thomas (drms)
Steve Nicol (drms)           Nick Lowe (bass)           Deke Leonard (gtr)
.                                       Dave Edmunds (gtr)      George Webley (bass)
.                                       Penny Tobin (keyb)
.                                       Terry Williams (drms)

Larry Wallis is ex-The Entire Sioux Nation (68-69), Pink Fairies (69-70, 72-77, 78), Shagrat (70-71), Blodwyn Pig (71), UFO (72), Took (72, 75-76, 77), Motorhead (75-76) and is also in Takeaways (77-78), Wreckless Eric‘s band, Mick Farren & the Deviants (77-78), and later in Nick Lowe’s Last Chicken In The Shop (78), Mick Farren & the Good Guys (78-79)
Paul Gray & Steve Nichol are also in Eddie & the Hot Rods
Pete Thomas is ex-Chilli Willi & the Red Hot Peppers and also in Nick Lowe’s band, Elvis Costello & the Attractions
Penny Tobin later in Nick Lowe’s Last Chicken In The Shop (78)
Terry Williams is ex-Man, Dodgers and is also in Rockpile, later in Celia & the Mutations, Nick Lowe’s Last Chicken In The Shop (78), Dire Straits, Motors
Deke Leonard is ex-Man, Help Yourself, Iceberg