Yachts

(Merseyside, UK Apr 77 – 81)
originally called Albert Dock & the Cod Fish Warriors and also recorded as The Chuddy Nuddies

 

 

 

 

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Chuddy Nuddies

 

Brutality, Religion & a Dance Beat 7” (Eric’s, ERIC-0001) released Nov 77, split with Big in Japan
Tracks: Do the chud

 

The Yachts

Suffice to Say 7” (Stiff, BUY-19) released Sep 77
Tracks: Suffice to Say, Freedom

 

Suffice to Say 7″ (Stiff, 6.12200) released 77, Germany
Tracks: Suffice to Say, Freedom (Is A Heady Wine)

 

 

Suffice to Say 7″ (Stiff, BUY 19) released 78, Netherlands
Tracks: Suffice to Say, Freedom

 

Various Artists – Excerpts from Stiff’s Greatest Hits promo-7” (Stiff, FREEB-2) released 77
Tracks: Suffice to say

 

Look back in love 7” (Radar, ADA-23) released Sep 78
Tracks: Look back in love, I cant stay long

 

 

Yachting types 7” (Radar, ADA-25) released Nov 78
Tracks: Yachting types, Hynotising lies

 

 

Suffice to say (live) promo-7” (Radar, SAM-98) recorded 2-11-78, Nashville, London, released Jun 79, free with LP
Tracks: Suffice to say (live), On and on (live)

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

BBC John Peel session recorded 9-10-78
Tracks: Hits, Yachting types, Look back in love, Then and now

 

Further Information;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yachts_(band)
http://www.sydec.be/Applications/InFocus/Articles/ID/49bbbfe6-5af4-4e42-9e5f-07c017f9cb7c/Henry+Priestman/
http://web.archive.org/web/20090416234859/http://punkmodpop.free.fr/yachts_pic.htm
http://lostbands.blogspot.co.uk/2006/07/yachts.html

Line ups;

Albert Dock & the Cod Fish Warriors
76 – Apr 77
Peter Clarke (Budgie, drms)
John Campbell (voc)
Henry Priestman (voc)
Bob Bellis (drms)
Martin Watson (gtr/voc)
Martin Dempsey (bass)

Chuddy Nuddies
77
Henry Priestman (voc)
Martin Dempsey (bass)
Martin Watson (gtr/voc)
Bob Bellis (drms)

Yachts #1
Apr – Oct 77
Henry Priestman (voc)
Martin Dempsey (bass)
Martin Watson (gtr/voc)
Bob Bellis (drms)
John Campbell (voc)

#2
Oct 77 – Jan 80
Henry Priestman (voc)
Martin Dempsey (bass)
Martin Watson (gtr/voc)
Bob Bellis (drms)

Budgie later in Spitfire Boys
Henry Priestman also with Bette Bright

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
Albert Dock
15/10/76 Eric’s, Liverpool
19/11/76 Eric’s, Liverpool
24/12/76 Eric’s, Liverpool
Yachts
14/05/77 Eric’s, Liverpool
??/05/77 Bretton Hall College, Wakefield
07/07/77 Eric’s, Liverpool (?)
02/08/77 Eric’s, Liverpool
02/09/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
03/09/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
25/09/77 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
27/09/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
02/10/77 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
03/10/77 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
05/10/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
11/10/77 F Club (Ace of Clubs), Leeds
13/10/77 Rafters, Manchester
14/10/77 Central London Polytechnic
16/10/77 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
20/10/77 Eric’s, Liverpool
21/10/77 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
22/10/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
07/11/77 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
15/11/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
18/11/77 Liverpool Polytechnic
19/11/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
22/11/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
25/11/77 North Staffs Polytechnic, Stoke-on-Trent
26/11/77 Hatfield Polytechnic
29/11/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
??/12/77 Rafters, Manchester
02/12/77 Corn Exchange, Cambridge
03/12/77 Elizabethan Ballroom, Belle Vue, Manchester
04/12/77 Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead
05/12/77 Apollo, Glasgow (/)
06/12/77 Odeon Theatre, Edinburgh
07/12/77 Apollo, Glasgow
08/12/77 Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon
09/12/77 Colston Hall, Bristol
11/12/77 Leeds University
11/12/77 Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent (?)
12/12/77 Top Rank, Birmingham
12/12/77 Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent (?)
13/12/77 City Hall, Newcastle
14/12/77 Leeds University
14/12/77 Top Rank, Birmingham (?)
17/12/77 Hammersmith Odeon, London
17/12/77 Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London
18/12/77 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
23/12/77 Guildhall, Newcastle
05/01/78 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
15/01/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
19/01/78 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
22/01/78 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
23/01/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
26/01/78 Maxim’s, Barrow-In-Furness
27/01/78 Edgehill College, Ormskirk
28/01/78 Durham University
30/01/78 Tiffany’s, Edinburgh
03/02/78 North Staffs Polytechnic, Stafford
04/02/78 Huddersfield Polytechnic
06/02/78 Tiffany’s, Hull
08/02/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
09/02/78 University of London (Kings College)
10/02/78 Newcastle Polytechnic
11/02/78 Teeside Polytechnic, Middlesbrough
13/02/78 Castaways Club, Plymouth
22/02/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
25/02/78 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
01/03/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
04/03/78 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
05/03/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
10/03/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
15/03/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
07/05/78 Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay
12/05/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
14/05/78 Tidal Basin Tavern, Canning Town, London
25/05/78 F Club (Roots), Leeds
26/05/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
27/05/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
14/09/78 Russell Club, Manchester
15/09/78 Lafayette Club, Wolverhampton
16/09/78 JB’s Club, Dudley
17/09/78 Stage Coach, Dumfries
20/09/78 Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham
21/09/78 Sandpiper, Nottingham
22/09/78 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
23/09/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
24/09/78 Shrimpers Club, Southend
28/09/78 Bristol Polytechnic
29/09/78 76 Club, Burton-on-Trent
30/09/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
01/10/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
02/10/78 Bath University
04/10/78 Stowaway Club, Newport
05/10/78 Fusion Ballroom, Aberdeen
06/10/78 Strathclyde University, Glasgow
07/10/78 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
07/10/78 Strathclyde University, Glasgow (?)
08/10/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
11/10/78 Stowaway Club, Newport
12/10/78 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
13/10/78 Bedford College, Regents Park, London
14/10/78 Portsmouth Polytechnic
15/10/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
19/10/78 London College of Printing, Elephant & Castle
27/10/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
29/10/78 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
02/11/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
(?) = noted but some uncertainty with date, venue or whether band played
(*) = band originally booked but did not appear, gig cancelled and/or date moved
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