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Friday, July 03, 2009

The Wigs - The End Of The Obvious 12" (1985)

I haven't much to say really about this release. Good (that's debatable obviously!), original stuff mixing Punk, New Wave, Garage...the voice gives it all a true character... with Sting-Rays' original bass player in the line-up (I think!)... you can hear some double-bass on "The Dead"... they released another 12" on Media Burn "Six O' Clock Shuffle"... haven't got this one so if someone... well... you know.... well....

01. 13 Lines
02. If Tomorrow Will Die
03. The Dead
04. Halloween
05. Up In The World



Blogger Longy said...

Thanks Jeronyme. The singer reminds me of someone but I can't put my finger on it.

11:04 PM  
Blogger Richard Hare said...

Fantastic, thanks - never heard this but was always keeping an eye out for it as I had "Six O'Clock Shuffle" and the subsequent 7" "I Said That I Loved You" which I bought at Fulham Greyhound when they played with The Acolytes.

11:41 AM  
Blogger Jeronyme said...

@ Longy
I'm trying to put my finger on it too and that for the last 20 years!!!! Who the hell can it be?!

@Richard Hare
Well that's probably the main purpose of such blogs... exhuming some old records and bring back some memories... and share the lot...
Thanx for leaving a comment Richard!


6:17 PM  
Blogger Richard Hare said...

Sorry it took a while... I've stuck MP3s of the subsequent singles on my blog The Stuff You Own - thanks again

1:08 PM  
Blogger Bop-A-Saurus said...

wow. I wasn't expecting to find so many (any, actually) trash records on a blog called 'punks...'. awesome stuff. it's great to have many of my fave records from the 80s on mp3 now. thanks for that!

3:45 PM  
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Blogger Alan Galaxy said...

Hi, just stumbled on your blog and had to leave a comment. I was the drummer of the Wigs and am absolutely delighted that after years of languishing in the where are they now files people have suddenly re-discovered us. I must admit that even I don't have a copy of the last single I Said That I Loved You but would be made up if anybody could upload an mp3 of it and its accompanying b side. It is a little known fact but we also did a Radio 1 session for Janice Long in a copy of that would make my day.

If anybody is interested I am now playing in a Glam covers band called Lipstick Torpedo (for my sins).

Thanks for the interest.


1:08 PM  
Blogger Jeronyme said...

Hi Glenn and sorry for the late answer... 99% of the comments are from spammers so I tend to neglect them ... it's always great to hear from former members of bands that you've enjoyed (and actually still enjoy)... here's the link for your last single:
can't help you for the Janice Long's session I'm afraid..

Thanx again for leaving a comment.


6:12 PM  
Anonymous Mick said...

I can't believe there is anything about the Wigs on the internet. We stopped playing 20 years ago. I was only alerted to this by our guitarist Mungo who now lives in NZ, he contacted me via facebook with this link. I have everything the Wigs did - including about 50 copies of 'I said that I loved you'. I recently got a turntable again and played the vinyl for first time in ages. They are ok but nothing like as good as we were live.
Keith (the singer) both now live in Whitstable in Kent (not together I must stress) He's still a potter but I'm still rocking (sort of) in a Blondie tribute band BLONDEE

superb stuff


1:53 PM  
Blogger Alan Galaxy said...

Mick, glad to know you're still alive. Olaf and I were trawling the web a few days ago trying to find out anything about you guys and here you are. Can you drop me an email on
Speak soon.

5:26 PM  
Anonymous Jonny H said...

I'd love to hear the six o'clock shuffle 12" again... had all the wigs stuff at one time... shame the drums of the 1st 12" sound like biscuit tins, ruined what could have been a really good ep.

10:53 AM  
Blogger Jeronyme said...

Here's the link to the "Six O'Clock Shuffle" 12"
I've seen your requests on Mr Noon's blog . If needed I'll rip the Trash For Cash LP for you... just let me know OK?


12:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stop Press, The Wigs will reform for a one off gig at The Bull & Gate in Kentish Town on July 13th 2011. Don't forget,you heard it here first.

2:40 PM  
Anonymous Jonny said...

Hey Jeronyme,would love to hear trash for cash again

6:24 PM  
Anonymous Jonny said...

the Wigs gig at the Bull & Gate has been moved to Sunday 17th July from 8pm.

6:27 PM  
Blogger Jeronyme said...

Ok Jonny I'll rip Trash For Cash for you... give me a bit of time though... and check out this corner every now & then!


8:13 PM  
Anonymous Jonny said...

Cheers Jeronyme, look forward to it!

10:25 AM  

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