Nick Lowe

(London 71 – present)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

So it goes 7″ (Stiff, BUY-1) released Aug 76
Tracks: So it goes, Heart of the city

Keep it out of sight 7″ (Dynamite, DYR-45007) released 76, Holland
Tracks: Keep it out of sight, I’ve been taking the truth drug

The Bowi EP 7″ & 12″ (Stiff, LAST-1) released May 77
Tracks: Born a woman, Shake that rat, Marie Provost, Endless sleep

Halfway to paradise 7″ (Stiff, BUY-21) released Oct 77
Tracks: Halfway to paradise, I don’t want this night to end

Born a woman 7″ (Stiff, 2C 006-99.176) released 77, France
Tracks: Born a woman, Shake that rat

Various Artists – Excerpts From Stiff’s Greatest Hits 7″ (Stiff, FREEB-2) released 77
Tracks: Halfway to paradise

Various Artists – A Bunch of Stiff Records LP (Stiff, SEEZ-2) released Apr 77
Tracks: I love my label

Various Artists – Hits Greatest Stiffs LP (Stiff, FIST-1) released Sep 77
Tracks: Heart of the city

I love the sound of breaking glass 7″ (Radar, ADA-1) released Feb 78
Tracks: I love the sound of breaking glass, They called it rock (Nick Lowe with Rockpile)

Jesus Of Cool LP (Radar, RAD-1) recorded 76 – 77, released Mar 78
Tracks: Music for money, I love the sound of breaking glass, Little Hitler, Shake and pop, Tonight, So it goes, No reason, 36 inches high, Marie provost, Nutted by reality, Heart of the city

They called it rock 7″ () released Mar 78 free with LP
Tracks: They called it rock

Little Hitler 7″ (Radar, ADA-12) released May 78
Tracks: Little hitler, Cruel to be kind

So it goes (mono) 7″ promo (Columbia, 3-10734) released May 78, USA
Tracks: So it goes (mono), So it goes (stereo)

So it goes 7″ (Columbia, 3-10734) released May 78, USA
Tracks: So it goes, Heart of the city (Live, Nick Lowe with Rockpile)

American Squirm 7″ (Radar, ADA-26) released Oct 78
Tracks: American squirm, What’s so funny (Nick Lowe & his Sound)

I love the sound of breaking glass 7″ (Columbia, 3-10844) released Oct 78, USA
Tracks: I love the sound of breaking glass, Endless sleep

Live at the El Mocambo 7″ (CBS, 7CDN-1) released 78, Canada
Tracks: I love the sound of breaking glass, Shake and pop, Heart of the city

Heart of the city 7″ (Stiff, SRS 510.054) released 78, Holland
Tracks: Heart of the city, I dont want the night to end

Various Artists – Arista AOR Sampler 2xLP (Arista, ALS-06) released 78, USA
Tracks: I knew the bride

Various Artists – Heroes & Cowards LP (Stiff, SEEZ-0) released 78
Tracks: Heart of the city, Born a woman

Various Artists – Stiff Records 10 x 7″ Box Set (Stiff, BUY1-10) released 78
Tracks: So it goes, Heart of the city

Various Artists – Now see them live!: Special pressing for radio 12″ (Columbia, AS-443) released 78, USA
Tracks: You’ve gotta be cruel to be kind

Nick Lowe’s Last Chicken In The Shop

Various Artists – Live Stiffs Live LP (Stiff, GER-1) released Feb 78
Tracks: I knew the bride, Let’s eat

Tartan Horde

Bay City Rollers We Love you 7″ (United Artists, UP-35891) released Sep 75
Tracks: Bay City Rollers we love you, Rollers theme

Rollers Show: Allorolla part 1 7″ (United Artists, CM-66) released 77, Japan
Tracks: Rollers show, Allorolla part 1

Disco Bros / Tartan Horde

Bay City Rollers we love you 7″ split (United Artsists, 5C 016-60123) released 77, Holland
Tracks: Bay City Rollers we love you, Rollers theme, Let’s go to the disco, Everybody dance

Disco Bros

Let’s go to the disco 7″ (United Artists, UP-36057) released Feb 76
Tracks: Let’s go to the disco, Everybody dance

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demos recorded 75 (Stiff)
Tracks: Here She Comes Again, Tonight, Livin’ In The 70’s, Keep It To Myself, She’s My Baby, I Respect You For That, Little Darlin’, So Heavy

The Midnight Special, Burbank 9-6-78
Tracks: So it goes, Heart of the City

 

Further Information;

http://nicklowe.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Lowe
http://punkygibbon.co.uk/bands/l/lowenick.html

Line ups:

Spic Ace & the                                                                     Nick Lowe’s Last Chicken
Blue Sharks                     Nick Lowe Band                          In the Shop
75/76                               c76 – 78                                        early 78
Nick Lowe (voc/gtr)          Nick Lowe (voc/bass/gtr/keyb)   Nick Lowe
Martin Stone                    Billy Bremner (gtr)                       Larry Wallis
Lee Brilliaux                     Dave Edmunds (gtr)                   Terry Williams
.                                       John Turnbull (gtr)                       Dave Edmunds
.                                       John McFee (gtr)                         Penny Tobin
.                                       Andrew Bodnar (bass)                Pete Thomas
.                                       Norman Watt-Roy (bass)
.                                       Terry Williams (drms)
.                                       Steve Goulding (drms)
.                                       Pete Thomas (drms)
.                                       Charley Charles (drms)
.                                       Bob Andrews (keyb)
.                                       Steve Nieve (keyb)
.                                       Roger Bechiran (Tamb)
.                                       Ron Francois
.                                       Bobby Irwin
Nick Lowe & His
Sound                              Tartan Horde
78                                    75 – 77
Nick Lowe (voc/gtr)         Nick Lowe (voc/gtr)
Bruce Thomas                John McFee
Pete Thomas                  Johnny Ciambotti
Billy Bremner
Elvis Costello

Nick Lowe is ex-Kippington Lodge (67), Brinsley Schwarz (69) and also in Rockpile
Martin Stone is ex-Pink Fairies
Lee Brilleaux is also in Dr Feelgood
Dave Edmunds, Terry Williams & Billy Bremner are also in Rockpile
John Turnbull, Norman Watt-Roy, Charley Charles & Steve Goulding are also in Ian Dury & the Blockheads
John McFee & Johnny Ciambotti are also in Clover, Andrew Bodnar & Steve Goulding are ex-Skyrockets (73-74)
Andrew Bodnar is also in Graham Parker & the Rumour
Pete Thomas, Bruse Thomas, Steve Nieve & Elvis Costelloare also in Elvis Costello & the Atractions
Ron Francois & Bobby Irwin are later in the Sinceros
Bob Andrews is ex-Brinsley Schwarz and also in Graham Parker & the Rumour
Larry Wallis is also in Motorhead