Rezillos

(Edinburgh, Scotland Jun 76 – Feb 79)
originally called Knutsford Dominators, later renamed the Revillos

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Rezillos

I cant stand my baby 7” (Sensible, FAB-1) released Aug 77
Tracks: I cant stand my baby, I wanna be your man

(My baby does) Good sculptures 7” (Sire, 6078612) released Dec 77
Tracks: (My baby does) Good sculptures, Flying saucer attack

Cold wars 7” (Sire, 6198215) released May 78, withdrawn May 78
Tracks: Cold wars, William mysterious overture

Top of the pops 7” (Sire, SIR-4001) released Jul 78
Tracks: Top of the pops, 20000 rezillos

Can’t Stand the Rezillos LP (Sire, K-56530) released Jul 78
Tracks: Flying saucer attack, No, Somebody’s gonna get their head kicked in, Top of the pops, 2000AD, It gets me, I cant stand my baby, Glad all over, (My baby does) Good sculptures, I like it, Getting me down, Cold wars, Bad guy reaction

Destination venus 7” (Sire, SIR-4008) released Nov 78
Tracks: Destination venus, Mystery action

Various Artists – English Waves! LP (RCA Victor, PLWL-1009) released 78, Italy
Tracks: I cant stand my baby

Various Artists – The Sire Machine Turns You Up LP (Sire, SMP-1) released 78
Tracks: (My baby does) Good sculptures

St Clements Wells

Lazy Lady 7” (Bell, BELL-1317) released Jun 73
Tracks: Lazy Lady, Diven’t Bar the door

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Tiffanys, Edinburgh 21-1-77
Tracks: (My baby does) good sculptures, 2000 Rezillos under the sea, Boney maronie, C’mon everybody, Do you really love me, Don’t you just know it, Getting me down, Glad all over, Great big kiss, Have I the right, Hungry for love, I like it, I need you, I wanna be your man, Johnny Be goode, Leader of the pack, Lipstick on your collar, Route 66, Somebody’s gonna get their head kicked in, Stupid cupid, Twist and shout, Woolly bully, You really got me

Vortex, London 25-7-77
Tracks: Glad all over, Game’s the same, You really got me, Flying saucer ttack, Somebody’s gonna get their head kicked in tonight, Getting me down, Rosalyn, I can’t stand my baby, Route 66

Silver Thread Club, Paisley 26-10-77
Tracks: Flying saucer attack, (My baby does) good sculptures, 2000 AD, Can’t stand my baby, Don’t you just know it, Game’s the same, Getting me down, Glad all over, I need you, I wanna be your man, No, Rosalyn, Route 66, Somebody’s gonna get their head kicked in, Top of the pops, Twist and shout, Woolly bully

BBC John Peel session 12-12-77
Tracks: Fight amongst yourselves, Good sculptures, No, Top of the pops

BBC John Peel session 31-5-78
Tracks: Cold wars, Destination venus, I cant stand my baby, Somebodys gonna get their head kicked in

Revolver TV Show 5-8-78
Tracks: Top of the pops

BBC Old Grey Whistle Test 26-9-78
Tracks: Destination venus

Rockpop TV Show Munich 14-10-78
Tracks: Flying saucer attack, 2000 AD

Lyceum, London 3-12-78
Tracks: (My baby does) Good sculptures

Apollo, Glasgow 23-12-78
Tracks: (My baby does) Good sculptures, Ballroom blitz, Cold wars, Culture shock, Getting me down, I need you, Land of a thousand dances, Mystery action, No, Somebodys gonna get their head kicked in, Teen beat, Thunderbirds are go, Top of the pops

Demo recorded 78
Tracks: Getting me down, I cant stand my baby, (My baby does) Good sculptures

 

Further Information;

http://www.rezillos.com/
http://www.revillos.co.uk/
http://kinemagigz.com/’r’.htm#The Rezillos Interview
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rezillos
http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/rezillos.htm
http://davidsmythe.org/rezillos/the%20rezillos.htm
http://www.boredteenagers.co.uk/REZILLOS.htm

Line ups:

Knutsford Dominators #1
early 75
Eugene Reynolds (drms/voc)
Louie
Des Travis (drms)
Ken Powrie (gtr/voc)
Roy Middleton (bass)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)

#2
Jun/Jul 75
Eugene Reynolds (d/voc)
Roy Middleton (bass)
Ken Powrie (gtr/voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)

St Clement Wells
spring 74 – Sep 75
Alistair Patterson (drms)
William Mysterious (bass)
Ernie Parkin (gtr)
Euan Cameron (fiddle)
Alistair Robertson (keyb)
Torcull Kennedy (voc/gtr)

Rezillos #1
Jun 76
Eugene Reynolds (drms/voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
David Smith (bass)
Mark Harris (gtr)

#2
Jun 76
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
David Smith (bass)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Alistair Patterson (drms)

#3
Jul 76 – Jan 77
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
David Smith (bass)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Alistair Patterson (drms)
Gail Jamieson (voc)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)

#4
Jan 77 – spring 77
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
David Smith (bass)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Alistair Patterson (drms)
Gail Jamieson (voc)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
William Mysterious (sax)

#5
spring 77 – Jun 77
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
David Smith (bass)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Alistair Patterson (drms)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
William Mysterious (sax/b)

#6
Jul – Oct 77
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Alistair Patterson (drms)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
William Mysterious (bass)

#7
Oct 77 – Apr 78
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
Alistair Patterson (drms)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
William Mysterious (bass)

#8
May – Dec 78
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
Alistair Patterson (drms)
Simon Templar (bass)

Revillos #1
Feb – Aug 79
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
Tricia Bryce (voc)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Nicky Forbes (drms)
Jane White (voc)
Jane Brown (voc)

Louie later in Mort Wriggle & the Panthers (Dundee)
Des Travis later in Ignatz, Eugene Reynolds = Alan Forbes
Ken Powrie & Roy Middleton later in Steed
William Mysterious is also ex-Silly Wizard (Sep 75 – Jul 76), later in Another Pretty Face
Alistair (Angel) Patterson, Simon Templar & Jo Callis are later in Shake
Ernie Parkin is later in Medium Wave Band, Nicky Forbes is ex-Pork Dukes
Alistair Robertson is later in Cado Belle, Simon (Bloomfield) Templar also performed as ‘Guest Item

Thanks to BAT29 for additional information

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
05/11/76 Teviot Row Student Union, Edinburgh (1st gig)
21/01/77 Edinburgh
11/02/77 Jordan Hill College, Glasgow
18/03/77 Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow
25/03/77 Clouds, Edinburgh
12/05/77 Edinburgh Art College
03/06/77 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
10/06/77 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
18/06/77 Jordan Hill College, Glasgow
13/07/77 Silver Thread, Paisley
15/07/77 Clouds, Edinburgh
24/07/77 Bridge House, Canning Town, London
25/07/77 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
26/07/77 Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road, London
27/07/77 Man in the Moon, Chelsea, London
28/07/77 Roxy Club, Covent Garden, London
29/07/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
30/07/77 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
31/07/77 Double Six, Basildon
01/08/77 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
02/08/77 Golden Lion, Fulham, London
03/08/77 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
04/08/77 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
05/08/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
17/08/77 Maniqui, Falkirk
20/08/77 Shuffles, Glasgow
23/08/77 Tiffany’s, Edinburgh
27/08/77 Electric Circus, Manchester
14/09/77 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
23/09/77 Country Club, Kirklevington
24/09/77 Electric Circus, Manchester
29/09/77 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
02/10/77 Electric Circus, Manchester
13/10/77 Town Hall, Hawick
14/10/77 Fusion Ballroom, Aberdeen
14/10/77 Jordan Hill College, Glasgow
15/10/77 Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
16/10/77 Apollo, Glasgow
17/10/77 Market Hall, Carlisle
18/10/77 F Club (Ace of Clubs), Leeds
19/10/77 Lodestar Hotel, Ribchester Rd, Blackburn
21/10/77 Rafters, Manchester
22/10/77 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
23/10/77 Bell Castle, Dumfries
26/10/77 Silver Thread, Paisley
27/10/77 Saints & Sinners, Glasgow
28/10/77 Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow
01/11/77 Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
11/77      Duck Inn, Preston
11/77      Outlook Club, Doncaster
04/11/77 Edinburgh Art College
06/11/77 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
08/11/77 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
09/11/77 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
10/11/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
19/11/77 Eric’s, Liverpool
24/11/77 Preston Polytechnic
25/11/77 Penthouse, Scarborough
07/12/77 Stewarts Ballroom, Edinburgh
15/12/77 Dundee College of Art
17/12/77 Market Hall, Carlisle
18/12/77 Clouds, Edinburgh
19/12/77 Apollo, Glasgow
20/12/77 City Hall, Newcastle
21/12/77 Apollo Theatre, Manchester
23/12/77 Corn Exchange, Cambridge
28/12/77 Friars (Maxwell Hall), Aylesbury (?)
28/12/77 Top Rank, Birmingham
29/12/77 Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
30/12/77 Friars (Maxwell Hall), Aylesbury
31/12/77 Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London
01/01/78 Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London
24/02/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
26/02/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
28/02/78 Dundee College of Technology
03/03/78 Dundee College of Technology
11/03/78 JB’s Club, Dudley
13/03/78 Tiffany’s, Glasgow
14/03/78 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
15/03/78 Citadel Theatre, Leith
17/03/78 Stirling University, Glasgow
23/03/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
27/05/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
02/06/78 Metro, Exmouth Rd, Plymouth
09/06/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
12/07/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
13/07/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
26/07/78 Stowaway Club, Newport
28/07/78 Metro, Exmouth Rd, Plymouth
29/07/78 Mayflower Club, Manchester
31/07/78 Tiffany’s, Hull
01/08/78 Stowaway Club, Newport
03/08/78 F Club (Roots), Leeds
04/08/78 Penthouse, Scarborough
05/08/78 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
07/08/78 Outlook Club, Doncaster
08/08/78 77 Club, Nuneaton
11/08/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
12/08/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
14/08/78 King George’s Hall, Blackburn
15/08/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
16/08/78 Bones Club, Reading
17/08/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
18/08/78 Town Hall, High Wycombe
19/08/78 Apollo Theatre, Manchester
20/08/78 Stage Coach, Dumfries
21/08/78 Marriott Hall, Dundee
22/08/78 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
23/08/78 Ruffles, Aberdeen
24/08/78 Town Hall, Grangemouth
25/08/78 Clouds, Edinburgh
28/08/78 Clouds, Edinburgh
26/10/78 Silver Thread, Paisley
11/11/78 Leicester University
12/11/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
13/11/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
14/11/78 Odeon Theatre, Canterbury
15/11/78 Brunel University, Uxbridge
15/11/78 Top Rank, Sheffield (*)
16/11/78 Metro, Exmouth Rd, Plymouth (*)
17/11/78 Cardiff University (*)
18/11/78 Southampton University (*)
19/11/78 Locarno, Bristol (*)
20/11/78 Free Trade Hall, Manchester
21/11/78 King George’s Hall, Blackburn (*)
22/11/78 Sheffield Polytechnic (*)
24/11/78 Lancaster University (*)
25/11/78 Bradford University (*)
26/11/78 Coatham Bowl, Redcar (*)
27/11/78 St Andrew’s University, Fife (*)
29/11/78 Town Hall, Birmingham
29/11/78 Warwick University, Coventry (?)
30/11/78 City Hall, Newcastle
01/12/78 Free Trade Hall, Manchester
03/12/78 Lyceum, Strand, London
06/12/78 Winter Gardens, Malvern (*)
10/12/78 Greyhound, Park Lane, Croydon (*)
22/12/78 Odeon Theatre, Edinburgh (?)
23/12/78 Apollo, Glasgow (?)
(?) = 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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