North London Invaders

(Camden, London 76 – early 79)
later known as Morris & the Minors, then Madness (Feb 79 – 86)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Live silent footage exists c77/78

 

Further Information;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madness_(band)
http://www.madness.co.uk/

Line ups:

North London Invaders / Invaders #1
76 – 77
Mike Barson (keyb/voc)
Chris Foreman (gtr)
Lee Thompson (sax)
John Hasler (drms)
Chas Smash (bass)
Dikron Tulane (voc)

#2
77
Mike Barson (keyb/voc)
Chris Foreman (gtr)
Lee Thompson (sax)
John Hasler (drms)
Graham McPherson (voc)
Gavin Rodgers (bass)

#3
77 – 78
Mike Barson (keyb/voc)
Chris Foreman (gtr)
Gavin Rodgers (bass)
John Hasler (drms)
Garry Dovey (drms)
Lucinda Garland (sax)

#4 / Morris & the Minors / Madness #1
78 – late 79
Graham McPherson (voc)
Mike Barson (keyb/voc)
Chris Foreman (gtr)
Lee Thompson (sax)
Daniel Woodgate (drms)
Mark Bedford (bass)

#2
late 79 -?
Graham McPherson (voc)
Mike Barson (keyb/voc)
Chris Foreman (gtr)
Lee Thompson (sax)
Daniel Woodgate (drms)
Mark Bedford (bass)
Chas Smash (voc/dancer)

John Hasler later in Guns For Hire, Department S
Lee Thompson also in Gilt Edge (77-78)

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
30/06/77 “private party”, London (1st gig)
10/77      Trade Hall, Hampstead
02/78      City & East London College, London
05/04/78 Nightingale Hotel, Wood Green
22/04/78 “private party”, London
03/07/78 William Ellis Secondary School, London
07/78      3C’s, Warren Street, London
10/78      Blind Alley Shop, Camden
10/11/78 Acklam Hall, Ladbrooke Grove, London
11/78      Middlesex Polytechnic
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