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Dog Shit Sandwich

Legendary street punk band active from 1999 and 2004. Members were founder Rich, Neil, Sean and Chris and Rocky. Rich also founded Punk Shit Records.

Releases included the legendary 7″ Gary Glitter you Fuckin Cunt. Full discography at Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/989942-Dogshit-Sandwich

Video to Piss In The Ocean

Indya

80s rock band feat Andrew Parry

Tour de Force

80s rock band feat Andrew Parry

Raj Kamal

Between 1970 and 1972, we had Band (group) name Raj Kamal. Now we did made our EP with person name John. I assume he was originally from Darlaston. John was wonderful person. Recording with him was new experience. Studio name was Zella Recording Studio. John said the building was originally BBC radio or something. It was 4 track recording machine.

My question is it John alive and well. I hope he is. God bless him. Now I am 68 so I don’t play with band or anything but up until 1998 I was with Indian band. I can play Guitar, Keyboards.

Thanks to Champaklal Patel.

denizens

Much loved Birmingham second wave punk band.
Members were:
Gavin Lawson (bass/voc)
Joe Lampton (drms)
Andy Downer (gtr/voc)

Thanks to Lee for sending in his 35 yr old tee!

Genesis

I was in two bands in the late sixties in the Midlands based around Solihull for the first one, Hymn Outlet which was their second name I can’t remember the first one when I joined, and Birmingham the second one which I think I remember was called Genesis. The first band was popular in Solihull  although we played all over the place, I remember all the normal Birmingham venues, Sharpness, White Haven, Barnett town hall,  and I remember playing the Belfray twice the first time with Manfred Mann.
The second outfit  I joined in the late  60’s one of our first gigs was the Rasputin club in Oxford street I think. We also did a tour of Holland and Belgium where we were on the radio once and I remember doing an advert for Bastos cigarettes. The people I remember from Hymn Outlet, Geoff Day lead guitar later bass, John Alloway drums, Tom ?? rhythm guitar and Rod Bradshaw bass. The personnel did change we later had another lead guitar Pete ?? bass player, organ player and a guy on sax.
The latter band I remember the lead guitarist was Bob Hewitt, bass was a guy called Jules ??? there was also an organist and drummer who’s names I can’t remember. I do know the organist had a Hammond organ because we had to carry it up stairs at various places! I also knew the guys in the Traction and nearly got to joint them when their singers went AWOL before a gig at Malvern. Happy days didn’t make any money but I would not have missed it for the world.

Thanks to Boris Cross

Hymn Outlet

I was in two bands in the late sixties in the Midlands based around Solihull for the first one, Hymn Outlet which was their second name I can’t remember the first one when I joined, and Birmingham the second one which I think I remember was called Genesis. The first band was popular in Solihull  although we played all over the place, I remember all the normal Birmingham venues, Sharpness, White Haven, Barnett town hall,  and I remember playing the Belfray twice the first time with Manfred Mann.
The second outfit  I joined in the late  60’s one of our first gigs was the Rasputin club in Oxford street I think. We also did a tour of Holland and Belgium where we were on the radio once and I remember doing an advert for Bastos cigarettes. The people I remember from Hymn Outlet, Geoff Day lead guitar later bass, John Alloway drums, Tom ?? rhythm guitar and Rod Bradshaw bass. The personnel did change we later had another lead guitar Pete ?? bass player, organ player and a guy on sax.
The latter band I remember the lead guitarist was Bob Hewitt, bass was a guy called Jules ??? there was also an organist and drummer who’s names I can’t remember. I do know the organist had a Hammond organ because we had to carry it up stairs at various places! I also knew the guys in the Traction and nearly got to joint them when their singers went AWOL before a gig at Malvern. Happy days didn’t make any money but I would not have missed it for the world.

Thanks to Boris Cross

The Hykells

The Hykells were very popular around the Birmingham area playing WMC and other venues including Park Concerts. Shared stage with groups such as Status Quo, Fleetwood Mac ,and others.  From circa 1968 to 1976 Changed name to Phoenix4 in early 70’s

Nick Duffy

Nick Duffy (born Nicholas John Duffy on 24 June 1956 in Birmingham, England) is a musician, artist, illustrator, and filmmaker.

Nick is the elder brother of singer/songwriter Stephen Duffy. They are both co-founders of the folk-pop group The Lilac Time. Nick is a multi-instrumentalist, and has been a frequent contributor to Stephen’s solo recordings. He also plays in other musical projects and has released solo recordings.

Artistic career
In addition to making music, Nick has long worked as an illustrator and has pursued a variety of artistic endeavors. Before Stephen released his first album The Ups And Downs in 1985, the brothers formed their own design office called “DUFFY and DUFFY”. For the album’s preview release, they had an exhibition of about 80 paintings, drawings, photographs, and video. Duffy studied art at Fazeley Street Department of Foundation Studies and Experimental Art and then Portsmouth Polytechnic Department of Fine Art, Lion Terrace.

The Lilac Time
Main article: The Lilac Time
In 1986, Nick and Stephen formed The Lilac Time along with his friend, Michael Weston. Since their formation, the Lilac Time have gone through various line-up changes with the Duffy brothers as mainstays. In the band, Nick plays banjo, violin and accordion among other instruments. He also contributes songwriting and has done production work on their recordings. The band’s sporadic activity and recording output have intertwined with Stephen’s solo and songwriting career.

Nick is featured in The Lilac Time documentary film “Memory & Desire” by Douglas Arrowsmith which was slated to be released in 2009.

Other musical projects
In 1989, Nick formed Bait after The Lilac Time’s idea for a double album was rejected by their label Fontana. The Lilac Time ended up making Paradise Circus and the remaining material was released under “Bait.” In the 1990s, Nick had made a solo recording, Original Super Mango, under the name “Eagle Ombina.” He later formed Zsa Zsa Zsa, who released a self-titled EP. Nick’s new album Sapphire Stylus was released in December 2009 on Bogus Frontage.

Personal life
He lives with his family in Cornwall.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Duffy
http://nickduffy.co.uk/?page_id=1146
https://nickduffy.bandcamp.com

Angeline Morrison

Originally from Quinton, now relocated to Cornwall, Angeline Morris is a solo artist and the voice of Ambassadors of Sorrow and is currently recording with Nick Duffy.

Solo albums:
Are You Ready Cat? Freestyle Records 2013

The Rowan Amber Mill, Angeline Morrison – Silent Night Songs For A Cold Winter’s Evening Miller Sounds / Owl Textures 2014

Singles & EPs
NPB* Featuring Angeline Morrison – Plastic Love ‎Catchy Go-Go Records 2001

The Feeling Sublime

Ambassadors of Sorrow
There is No Ending 2011

Easterly 2009

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