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Cold wars 7” (Sire, 6198215) released May 78, withdrawn May 78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 Paterson (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 Paterson (drms)

#3
Jul 76 – Jan 77
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
David Smith (bass)
Mark Harris (gtr)
Alistair Paterson (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 Paterson (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 Paterson (drms)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
William Mysterious (sax/b)

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

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

#8
May – Dec 78
Eugene Reynolds (voc)
Sheilagh Hynde (voc)
Jo Callis (gtr/voc)
Alistair Paterson (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
Angel Paterson, Simon Templar & Jo Callis are later in Shake (Dec 78 – Jun 80)
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

additional information by BAT29