The Blockheads in Holmfirth
Picture Drome, Holmfirth
Friday 16th November 2012, £17.50
Promoter(s): The Gig Cartel
Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Durys' album 'New Boots and Panties' on the first Stiff Records tour of the U.K. Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, Charlie Charles, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher became known as 'The Blockheads' In 1978 released 'What a Waste' that reached number five in the U.K. charts.In 1978 Chaz composed 'Hit me with your Rhythm Stick' with Ian and in 1979 had a number one hit record.Now thirty five years later The Blockheads are still building their wall of sound and it just gets bigger and better.
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