Subway Sect

(London Sep 76 – 82)
also later known as Vic Godard & the Subway Sect

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Nobody’s scared 7″ (Braik, BRS-01) released Mar 78
Tracks: Nobody’s scared, Don’t splitit

Ambition 7″ (Rough Trade, RT-007) recorded early 78, released Nov 78
Tracks: Ambition, A different story

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Subway Sect

RCA, London 5-11-76
Tracks: US Cunts

Demos recorded 77 – 78
Tracks: Amnition, Out of Touch, Exit no return, Different story, Ambition #2, Exit no return #2, Chain Smoking, Nobody’s scared, Don’t split it, Out of touch #2

Harlesden Coliseum 11-3-77
Tracks: US cunts, Out of touch, Don’t splitit, Rock n roll even, I changed my mind, Parallel lines, Can this be true, Contradictions, Derail your sense, Idea pull, In this country

Palais des Glaces, Paris 27-4-77
Tracks: Contradictions, Eastern europeans, I changed, Nobody’s scared, On stage, Out of touch, Parallel lines, Rock n roll even

Civic Hall, Guildford 1-5-77
Tracks: Contradictions, Eastern europeans, I changed, Nobody’s scared, Out of touch, Parallel lines, Rock n roll even

Sussex University 25-5-77
Tracks: Rock n roll even, We oppose all rock and roll, Why don’t you shoot me, Ambition, Out of touch

California Ballroom, Dunstable 30-5-77 (with the Slits)
Tracks: Sister ray, We oppose all rock n roll

BBC John Peel session 17-10-77
Tracks: Chain Smoking, Parallel Lines, I Don’t Split It, Nobody’s Scared

Punk In London ’77 (Film, Directed by Wolfgang Buld) Germany
Tracks: Ambition, Staying out of view

Nashville, London 77
Tracks: Ambition, Chain smoking, Derail your sense, Don’t splitit, Eastern europeans, Enclave, Exit no return, In balance, Nobody’s scared, Rock n roll even, Etand back, Why don’t you shoot me

Demos recorded 78 (Braik) unreleased LP, recorded Gooseberry studios
Tracks: Ambition, Different story, Parallel lines, Chain smoking, Derail your sense, Eastern europeans, Exit no return, I changed my mind, Idiot of all, Imbalance, Not watchin the devil, Rock n roll even, Stand back, Stayin’ out of touch, Stool pigeon, We oppose all rock and roll, Why did you shoot me

Newcastle 24-10-78
Tracks: Ambition, Double negative, Enclave, Exit no return, Head held high, I changed my mind, Imbalance, Instrumental, Rock n roll even, Stool pigeon

BBC John Peel session 29-11-78
Tracks: Watching The Devil, Stool Pidgeon, Double Negative, Head Held High

Live c77/78 (Venue & date unknown)
Tracks: Ambition, Chain smoking, Derail your sense, Don’t splitit, Eastern europeans, Enclave, I changed my mind, In balance, Nobody’s scared, Out of view, Rock n roll even, Stand back, Why don’t you shoot me

Rehearsal Camden 78
Tracks: Derail your senses

Vic Godard & Nick Brown

Demo recorded 78
Tracks: 30 Days

Vic Godard

Rehearsal recorded late 78 Olympia
Tracks: Pink peg slacks, Nervous breakdown, Come on, Thirty days, Around & around, Oh baby doll, Twenty flight rock, Instrumental

 

Further Information;

http://www.vicgodard.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subway_Sect
http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/subwaysect.htm

Line ups:

Subway Sect #1
Sep 76 – 76
Vic Godard (voc)
Rob Symmons (gtr)
Paul Myers (bass)
Ray Price (drms)

#2
76 – Mar 77
Vic Godard (voc)
Rob Symmons (gtr)
Paul Myers (bass)
Paul Packham (drms)

#3
Mar 77 – May 77
Vic Godard (voc)
Rob Symmons (gtr)
Paul Myers (bass)
Mark Laff (drms)

#4
May 77 – late 78
Vic Godard (voc)
Rob Symmons (gtr)
Paul Myers (bass)
Bob Ward (drms)
(Dan Kelleher (keyb))

Vic Godard & the Subway Sect #1
79 –
Vic Godard (voc/gtr)
Johnny Britten (gtr)
Bob Ward (drms)
Colin Scott (keyb)
Steve Atkinson (keyb)

#2
81 –
Vic Godard (voc)
Chris Bostock (bass)
Rob Marche (gtr)
Sean McLusky (drms)
Dave Collard (keyb)

Paul Myers later in The Professionals.  Steve Atkinson is ex-Cannibals
Mark Laff (auditioned for Clash Mar 77) later in Generation X, Empire
Sean McLusky & Chris Bostock are also in The Stingrays
Rob Marche, Sean McLusky, Dave Collard & Chris Bostock also later in Jo Boxers
Dan Kelleher is ex-101ers, Derelicts and later in Martian Schoolgirls, Chris Bostock is ex-X-Certs

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