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Playlist 20 October

Mickey Bradley | 14:09 UK time, Friday, 21 October 2011

When Stiff Records first opened its vestibule door in 1976, one of the first artists to wipe their feet before entering was Larry Wallis, former Pink Fairy. Of course, he'd done much more than the Pink Fairies, but my formative years were spent reading the NME , and that was how they always described him. He also took part in the first Live Stiffs Tour in 1977, but didnt have the profile of the other four - Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Ian Dury or Wreckless Eric. If there was a quiz question about that tour (and the live LP which followed) he'd be the one you'd remember last. Police Car's a good record, though.
Ultravox feature tonight, but not the Midge Ure version. John Foxx was the singer then and managed to do the job without needing a thin moustache.

Buzzcocks - No Reply
Sex Pistols - Liar
Chron Gen - LSD
Mumps - We Ended Up
Radiators From Space - Try And Stop Me
Saints - Private Affair
Nightingales - Crafty Fag
Crash Kills Five - What Do You Do ?
Generation X - Wild Youth
Hijackers - When I Get Home
Dead Kennedys - Funland On The Beach
Ultravox - Wide Boys
Glaxo Babies - It's Irrational
Colors - Tomorrow
Hysterics - Everythings There
Jerks - Get Your Woofing Dog Off Me
Larry Wallis - Police Car


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